317.043 Introduction to Biomechanics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Aim of course

Provide understanding and methodology for the mechanical analysis of motion, flow, stress, growth, remodeling and healing in living systems.

 

Subject of course

Short review of vector and tensor algebra, point mechanics and rigid body mechanics Motion, dynamics, equilibrium, energetics and constitutive behaviour.

 

Biomechanical principles of the musculoskeletal and cardiovascular systems: 

Musculoskeletal forces

Muscle structure and force generation

Mechanics of gait and inverse dynamics

Infinitesimal tissue strains and stresses

Blood flow in the heart, lung, arteries and veins – structure of the heart, arteries and veins

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Mon14:00 - 14:1501.10.2018GM 2 Radinger Hörsaal - TCH preliminary discussion
Wed16:00 - 18:0003.10.2018 - 30.01.2019GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Introduction to Biomechanics - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Mon01.10.201814:00 - 14:15GM 2 Radinger Hörsaal - TCH preliminary discussion
Wed03.10.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed10.10.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed17.10.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed24.10.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed31.10.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed07.11.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed14.11.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed21.11.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed28.11.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed05.12.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed12.12.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed19.12.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed09.01.201916:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed16.01.201916:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed23.01.201916:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed30.01.201916:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- ARCH-INF 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik

Examination modalities

Graded homework and two written exams (part I and II). Each part has to be passed successfully for obtaining a positive grade. For students who missed one or both exams or who want to improve their grade, one additional exam for each part will be offered, within the winter semester and at the beginning of the summer semester, respectively.

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Tue17:00 - 19:0024.11.2020FH Hörsaal 1 - MWB written03.11.2020 00:00 - 23.11.2020 12:00TISSIntroduction to Biomechanics Exam1
Thu18:00 - 20:0021.01.2021FH Hörsaal 1 - MWB written05.12.2020 15:15 - 11.01.2021 09:00TISSAlternative Exam1 Introduction to Biomechanics
Thu18:00 - 20:0028.01.2021FH Hörsaal 1 - MWB written05.01.2021 00:00 - 26.01.2021 00:00TISSIntroduction to Biomechanics Exam 2
Fri - 12.03.2021FH Hörsaal 1 - MWB written02.02.2021 15:15 - 10.03.2021 19:00TISSAlternative Exam2 Introduction to Biomechanics

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
27.08.2018 08:00 29.12.2018 23:00 29.12.2018 23:00

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 533 Medical Informatics STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 453 Biomedical Engineering
066 658 Chemie und Technologie der Materialien STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase

Literature

If you are registered, you can download the lecture-notes from TISS!

Miscellaneous

Language

English