317.526 Finite Element Methods in 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.

2020S, VU, 4.0h, 5.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 5.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand the basics of finite element methods in solid mechanics and apply their knowledge an simple examples in field of bone biomechanics.

 

Subject of course

Overview of FE in solid-state mechanics, explanation of the theoretical basics of the FE method, introduction to the application of these methods with special consideration of the problems of biomedical engineering (e.g. stress analysis in bones, prosthetics, etc.).

Teaching methods

Lecture, homeworks, and practical examples.

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

IMPORTANT: Except for the introductory lecture on 3rd of March, this lecture always takes place in lecture room GM8/9!

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue15:15 - 15:3003.03.2020 Sem.Raum BE01, Lückenbau, Bauteil BE, 1. OG, Getreidemarkt 9, 1060 WienFinite Element Methoden in der Biomechanik
Wed13:00 - 18:0004.03.2020 - 11.03.2020Seminarraum BE 01 317.526
Finite Element Methods in Biomechanics - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue03.03.202015:15 - 15:30 Sem.Raum BE01, Lückenbau, Bauteil BE, 1. OG, Getreidemarkt 9, 1060 WienFinite Element Methoden in der Biomechanik
Wed04.03.202013:00 - 18:00Seminarraum BE 01 317.526
Wed11.03.202013:00 - 18:00Seminarraum BE 01 317.526

Examination modalities

Homeworks and one written exam.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.02.2020 00:00 11.03.2020 12:00 11.03.2020 12:00

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 453 Biomedical Engineering
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase

Literature

  • Biomechanics: Concepts and Computation: C.Oomens, M.Brekelmans, F.Baaijens (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2010); see http://www.mate.tue.nl/biomechanicsbook
  • An Introduction to Biomechanics: J.D.Humphrey, S.L. DeLange (Springer, 2004)

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge of linear algebra, numerics, mechanics is required.

Language

English