bioe119-Fall1997-mt1-Keaveny-exam

bioe119-Fall1997-mt1-Keaveny-exam - ME 176 Mid-Term Exam,...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Name: ______________________________ Monday, October 6, Noon–1:00 PM , 1997. Please write all answers in the space provided. If you need additional space, write on the back sides. Indicate your answer as clearly as possible for each question. Write your name at the top of each page as indicated. ______________________________________________________________________________ 1. (30 points total) Forces and Moments, Stability (i) [15 points] Show, with the aid of a free-body diagram, how increasing abdominal pressure can reduce the force in the erector spinae muscles (the extensors of the spine) when lifting heavy objects with outstretched hands. (ii) [15 points] For a bow-legged individual whose knee joints are displaced laterally from the normal anatomic position (of being directly over the foot), would you expect the contact force on the medial tibial condyle during gait to be higher or lower compared to the case of normal bone alignment? Use a free-body diagram to support your answer. Page 1 of 4
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 09/16/2009 for the course BIO ENG 119 taught by Professor Keaveny during the Spring '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.

Page1 / 4

bioe119-Fall1997-mt1-Keaveny-exam - ME 176 Mid-Term Exam,...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online