syllabus - BENG 109 Bioengineering Statics and Dyna mi cs...

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BENG 109 Bioengineering Statics and Dynamics Instructors: Melissa Kurtis Micou, Ph.D. Office: PFBH 229 Phone: 858-822-1087 (x21087 on campus) E-mail: [email protected] Office Hours: Wed 8:30-10 a.m. or by appointment TAs: Tatsuya Arai Allison Finger Andrew Holle Helen Saad E-mail: [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] Office Hours: TBD TBD TBD TBD 1. Course Description Newton’s Laws. Static resultant forces and moments. Conservation laws of dynamics. Muscle and joint loads. Human body dynamics, locomotion, and clinical applications. Bodies in contact: friction, momentum, and impulse; impact and injury. Work, power, and energy relationships. Bioengineering design problems. 2. Prerequisite(s) Math. 21D or Math. 20D; Physics 2C with grades of C- or better; majors only or consent of instructor. 3. Textbook(s) Required: Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics and Dynamics, 8 th edition (50 th anniversary edition). Ferdinand Beer and E. Russel Johnston, Jr. New York: McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 2007. Recommended: Tozeren: Human Body Dynamics , Springer-Verlag, 2001. 4. Course Objectives a. Become familiar with classical concepts of mechanical statics and dynamics. b. Apply these concepts to the motion of living organisms, particularly humans. c. Become familiar with notation and basis for body structure and movement. d. Develop good problem solving skills and practices. 5. Topics Covered see attached Lecture: Mon 11:00-11:50 CENTR 119 note: no lecture 1/19, 2/2, or 2/16 Wed 11:00-11:50 CENTR 119 Fri 11:00-11:50 CENTR 119 Make-up Lectures Held as Needed: Wed 12:00-12:50 CENTR 216 Discussion Sessions (attend any weekly session): Mon 2:00 - 2:50 SEQUO 147 note: no discussion 1/5, 1/19 or 2/16 Wed 4:00 - 4:50 CENTR 222
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Fri 8:00 - 8:50 SOLIS 110 Exams: 1/28/09 11:00-11:50 CENTR 119 2/20/09 11:00-11:50 CENTR 119 3/16/08 11:30 - 2:30 TBA (see TritonLink) 7. Grading a. Homework (15%) b. Exams 1 & 2 (25% each) c. Final exam (35%) 8. Class Policies: The following policies will help the class run fairly and efficiently : Each student’s lowest homework grade will be dropped. To avoid unnecessary work and hassle for the TAs and to prevent HWs from getting lost: Assignments are due at the start of the class period. If desired, students may turn in assignments to the TAs earlier in the week at any discussion section. Late homework will not be accepted and will result in a zero for that assignment
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