Medical Biophysics 3330F/G – Human & Animal Biomechanics

The mechanical properties of biological structures and fluids in relation to function: deformability, strength, and visco-elasticity of hard and flexible tissues, modes of loading and failure. Special topics include mechanics of synovial joints, concussion and head injuries, and mechanics of orthopedic implants and joint replacement. Antirequisite(s): Prerequisite(s): One of Calculus 1000A/B, 1100A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Applied Mathematics 1413 or the former Mathematics 030; one of Biology 1001A or 1201A and one of Biology 1002B or 1202B, or the former Biology 1222 or 1223; one of Physics 1028A/B, 1301A/B, 1401A/B or 1501A/B, and one of Physics 1029A/B, 1302A/B, 1402A/B or 1502A/B, or one of the former Physics 1020, 1024 or 1026. Typically taken in third year, this course is also open to second-year students with an overall average of at least 70% in first year. Corequisite(s): Pre-or Corequisite(s): Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory/tutorial hours, 0.5 course. back to top

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