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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 222 - Mechanics of Materials

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: W
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: No
  • Prerequisites: BE 132 or EM 121 or ENGD 215
  • Corequisites: None

Description: Strength and elastic deflection of engineering materials due to loads applied in torsion, in bending, and in shear. Shear diagrams, bending moment diagrams, and area moments of inertia. Combined stresses and principal stresses. Applications to design of beams and shafts.

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