Biomech-Intro+and+Statics-Lecture 9

Biomech-Intro+and+Statics-Lecture 9 - Muscles pull on...

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Introduction to Biomechanics Beam attached to a wall Wall provides reactions (forces and moments) that keep the system in static equilibrium. Cause shear and bending of the beam, which causes stress and strain Possibly deformation and failure
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Introduction to Biomechanics Biomechanics example Dumbbell has mass producing a downward force Differences There are moments around the wrists
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Unformatted text preview: Muscles pull on tendons that pull on bones holding up the dumbbell Introduction to Biomechanics Forces not just horizontal or vertical Based on insertion points and locations of muscles Concepts from Statics Statics We assume that the object we are studying is at rest and we discover the forces that are keeping it at rest....
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