ME_577_Syllabus_11 - ME 577/BME 595 D Human Motion Kinetics...

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ME 577/BME 595 D – Human Motion Kinetics (3 credits) Engineering Elective Course Catalog Description: Study of kinetics related to human motion. Review of human anatomy and anthropometric data. Planar and three-dimensional kinematic analysis of gross human motion. Detailed kinematic studies of human joints. Newton-Euler methods for joint torques. Muscle force and power analysis. In addition, students will explore topics in advanced mechanics and engineering including: Hertz contact theory, functional optimization, cellular solids, and sensitivity analysis. Case studies will include walking, jumping, cycling, and throwing exercises. Pre-requisites: ME 270 and ME 323 or equivalent, or consent of the instructor Course Schedule: Three 50 min lectures each week for 16 weeks Textbooks: Recommended – Arthur E. Chapman, Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements, published by Human Kinetics, 2008. Recommended
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