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- TCH 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- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed10.10.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed17.10.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed24.10.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed31.10.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed07.11.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed14.11.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed21.11.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed28.11.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed05.12.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed12.12.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed19.12.201816:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed09.01.201916:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed16.01.201916:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed23.01.201916:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 317.043 Einführung in die Biomechanik
Wed30.01.201916:00 - 18:00GM 5 Praktikum HS- TCH 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
Wed14:00 - 16:0021.12.2022HS 18 Czuber - MB written30.11.2022 15:15 - 20.12.2022 12:00TISSAlternative Midterm-Exam - Introduction to Biomechanics
Tue14:00 - 16:0024.01.2023 Exam in lecture hallwritten01.12.2022 00:00 - 23.01.2023 12:00TISSFinal Exam
Tue14:00 - 16:0021.03.2023FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO written07.03.2023 00:00 - 20.03.2023 12:00TISSAlternative Exams Mid-Term and Final

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