BENG 112A Biomechanics, Winter Quarter, 2013

Week

Date

Topic

Instructor

Download

Reading

1

Tu Jan 8

Topic 1: Introduction to Tissue and Cell Biomechanics

McCulloch

PPT,PDF

Humphrey Ch. 1, Fung Ch. 1

1

Th Jan 10

Topic 2: Constitutive Properties of Tissues

Lal

PPT,PDF

Humphrey 2.1-2.6, Fung Ch. 2

2

Tu Jan 15

Topic 3: Structure and Mechanical Properties of Bone

Lal

PPT,PDF

Humphrey 2.7, 4.1, Fung 12.1-12.3

2

Th Jan 17

Topic 4: Bone Mechanics and Remodeling

McCulloch

PPT,PDF

Humphrey 3.1-3.6, 4.2-4.5, Fung 12.4-12.6

3

Tu Jan 22

Topic 5: Soft Tissue Mechanics

McCulloch

PPT,PDF

Humphrey 6.1

3

Th Jan 24

Topic 6: Finite Deformations

McCulloch

PPT,PDF

Humphrey 6.2-6.3, Fung 2.3

4

Tu Jan 29

Topic 7: Introduction to Finite Elements with Continuity

McCulloch

PPT,PDF

Continuity documentation/Strain tutorial

4

Th Jan 31

Topic 8: Nonlinear Finite Deformation Elasticity

McCulloch

PPT,PDF

Humphrey 6.2-6.4, Fung Ch. 7|

5

Tu Feb 5

Topic 9: Nonlinear Finite Deformation Elasticity (continued)

McCulloch

5

Th Feb 7

Topic 10: Stress analysis with Continuity

McCulloch

Cylinder tutorial

6

Tu Feb 12

Topic 11: Collagenous Connective Tissues

Lal

PPT,PDF

Humphrey 1.5, Fung 2.4, 7.1-7.3, 12.1

6

Th Feb 14

Topic 12: Blood Vessel Mechanics

Lal

PPT,PDF

Fung Ch. 8, Humphrey 6.5-6.6

7

Tu Feb 19

MIDTERM EXAM

Lal

closed book

7

Th Feb 21

Topic 13: Cell Mechanics

Lal

PPT,PDF

Fung Chs. 4-5

8

Tu Feb 26

Topic 14: Cell Mechanics

Lal

PPT,PDF

Fung Chs. 4-5

8

Th Feb 28

Topic 15: Viscoelasticity

Lal

PPT,PDF

Fung Ch. 1

9

Tu Mar 5

Topic 16: Muscle Mechanics

McCulloch

PPT,PDF

Fung 9.4-9.13

9

Th Mar 7

Topic 17: Cardiac Muscle

McCulloch

PPT,PDF

Fung 10.1-10.9

10

Tu Mar 12

Topic 18: Cell Mechanics Applications

Lal

PPTPDF

Paper 1 Paper 2 Paper 3 Paper 4 Paper 5 Paper 6

10

Th Mar 14

Review

Lal/TAs

PPTPDF

11

Th Mar 21

FINAL EXAM 11:30 – 2:30 p.m.

closed book; bring blue books