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BME 231 Discussion 1 - Example 4 How much compression acts on the patellofemoral joint when the quadriceps exert 300 N of tension and the angle

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 2/23/11     10 ° Example 1 45  ° L = 5 F=10 A What is the moment about point A?
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 2/23/11 Example 2 This system is called Russell’s traction.  The  weight of the leg is 32.2 lbs.  What is the weight  W?
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Unformatted text preview: Example 4 How much compression acts on the patellofemoral joint when the quadriceps exert 300 N of tension and the angle between the quadriceps and the patellar tendon is a) 160°, and b) 90°? Note:The patella acts as a pulley to redirect the force of the quadriceps...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course MSE 231 taught by Professor Bedford during the Spring '10 term at University of Michigan.

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BME 231 Discussion 1 - Example 4 How much compression acts on the patellofemoral joint when the quadriceps exert 300 N of tension and the angle

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