BENG 112B Biomechanics, Spring Quarter, 2007

Week

Date

Topic

Instructor

Download

Reading

1

Tu Apr 3

Topic 1: Introduction to Tissue and Cell Mechanics

McCulloch

PPT|,PDF

Fung 1.1-1.9

1

Th Apr 5

Topic 2: Statics and Dynamics in Biomechanics

McCulloch

PPT,PDF

2

Tu Apr 10

Topic 3: Constitutive Properties of Tissues

McCulloch

PPT,PDF

Fung 2.1-2.15

2

Th Apr 12

Topic 4: Structure and Mechanical Properties of Bone

McCulloch

PPT,PDF

Fung 12.1-12.3

3

Tu Apr 17

Topic 5: Bone Mechanics and Remodeling

McCulloch

PPT1 PPT2 PDF

Fung 12.4-12.6

3

Th Apr 19

Topic 6: Collagen and Collagenous Tissues

Jacot

PPT

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4

Tu Apr 24

Topic 7: Testing Collagenous Connective Tissues

Jacot

PPT

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4

Th Apr 26

Topic 8: Cell Mechanics I

Jacot

PPTPDF

...

5

Tu May 1

Topic 9: Cell Mechanics II

Jacot

PPTPDF

...

5

Th May 3

Topic 10: Blood Vessel Mechanics

Jacot

PPT

...

6

Tu May 8

MIDTERM EXAM

closed book; bring blue books

6

Th May 10

Topic 11: Soft Tissue Mechanics

McCulloch

PPT PDF

...

7

Tu May 15

Topic 12: Finite Deformations

McCulloch

PPT PDF

...

7

Th May 17

Topic 13: Finite Elasticity

McCulloch

PPT PDF

...

8

Tu May 22

Topic 14: Muscle

McCulloch

PPT

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8

Th May 24

Topic 15: Muscle Mechanics

McCulloch

PPT

...

9

Tu May 29

Topic 16: Cardiac Muscle

McCulloch

PPT

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9

Th May 31

Topic 17: Heart

McCulloch

PPT1 PPT2

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10

Tu Jun 5

Topic 18: Cartilage

Jacot

PPT

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10

Th Jun 7

Review

GSIs

11

We Jun 13

FINAL EXAM 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

closed book; bring blue books