1 - Biomechanics Mechanics applied to biology the interface of two large fields includes varied subjects such as sport mechanics gait analysis

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1 Biomechanics Mechanics applied to biology the interface of two large fields includes varied subjects such as: sport mechanics gait analysis rehabilitation plant growth flight of birds marine organism swimming surgical devices prosthesis design biomaterials invertebrate mechanics Previous focus: continuum mechanics applied to mammalian physiology Current focus: apply these principles to many length scales: tissues to cells to proteins Biomechanics: Mechanics Physiology Continuum Mechanics Physiology Geometry and structure Anatomy and morphology Boundary conditions Environmental influences Conservation laws Biological principles • mass mass transport, growth • energy metabolism and energetics • momentum motion, flow, equilibrium Constitutive equations Structure-function relations Biomechanics: Mechanics Cell Biology Continuum Mechanics Physiology to Cell Biology Geometry and structure Anatomy and morphology Boundary conditions
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2009 for the course BENG 112B taught by Professor Huang during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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1 - Biomechanics Mechanics applied to biology the interface of two large fields includes varied subjects such as sport mechanics gait analysis

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