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Course Descriptions

Biomedical engineers use science, engineering, and mathematics to understand and solve medical problems. The biomedical engineering program at Rose‑Hulman produces engineers with the medical and biological expertise needed to solve health care problems during careers in technical and health-related industries, as well as in government or industrial laboratories.

BE 534 - Soft Tissue Mechanics

  • Credit Hours: 3 R-3L-4C
  • Term Available: -
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: No
  • Prerequisites: EM 203 and EM 204 or BE 331 or consent of instructor
  • Corequisites: None

This course provides an introduction to the various approaches used in modelling soft tissues, with particular attention paid to those of the musculoskeletal system (e.g. ligament, tendon, cartilage). Particular emphasis will be placed on the theoretical and experimental consequences of the large deformation behavior of these tissues. This course will serve as a Biomechanics track elective.

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