ME 577 Human Motion Kinetics
Homework #7
Due Friday, April 8
1. Using Hertz contact theory, estimate the impact force when a golf ball hits someone on the top
of the head at an initial velocity of 27.5 mph. Due to the composite sandwich structure of the
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ME577 Homework #6
Problem 1
Here is a simplified diagram of the pitchers arm:
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The following notation will be used for the solution:
hx , hy , hz :
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fax , fay , faz :
hux , huy , huz :
Position of the hand in the x,y, and z direction
The first appearance of Superman was in Action Comics #1 in 1938. Created b y writer Jerry Siegel and
artist Joe Shuster, his powers granted him the ability to leap tall buildings in a single bound, made him
faster than a speeding bullet, and he was more
ME577 Homework #6
Problem 1
Here is a simplified diagram of the pitchers arm:
S
H
W
E
The following notation will be used for the solution:
hx , hy , hz :
w x , wy , wz :
fax , fay , faz :
hux , huy , huz :
Position of the hand in the x,y, and z direction
Homework 2
Due 31 January, 2011 at Midnight
1. Consider a pilot in a human centrifuge. How fast does the arm of the centrifuge have to
rotate in order to generate a 5G, 6G, and 7G acceleration (assume that it
ME 577 Human Motion Kinetics
Homework #5
Due Wednesday, March 9
1. Assume that a 6 foot tall individual has a mass of 100 kg an average density of 1 g/cm3. What
is his effective radius if you model him as a cylinder? Calculate the force on the vertebral b
ME 577/BME 595
Homework 3
Due 16 February 2011 at Midnight
1. Analysis of the JFK Assassination
Step 1 Free Body Diagram
Begin with a free body diagram of Kennedys skull (denoting the skull with a subscript, s)
an
ME 577 Spring 2009
Exam 2
1. Consider a sit up (with the back kept straight). The exerciser starts with their back on the
ground and raises up. Draw a free body diagram when the exerciser is making a 45o angle with
the horizontal to evaluate the forces at
Human Motion Kinetics
ME 577/BME 595D
Homework 1
Due Midnight Monday 24 January
1. The first appearance of Superman was in Action Comics #1 in 1938. Created by writer
Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, his
ME 577 - Exam 3
1. Suppose someone is in the weight room exercising. Theyve just finished the aerobic part
of their workout and they have started strength training. Now assume that they are starting
by doing some leg extensions. Effectively they are in a
ME 577/BME 595D Human Motion Kinetics
Exam 1
1. Answer the questions below and, when necessary, locate the appropriate structures on
the skeleton shown on the next page. Not every bone has a line drawn to it.
/ Locate the cranium and mandible (2 points)
Human Motion Kinetics
ME 577/BME 595D
Homework 2 - Due 2/5/2016
1. Using Hertz contact theory, estimate the impact force when a golf ball hits someone on
the top of the head at an initial velocity of 27.5 mph. Due to the composite sandwich
structure of th
Human Motion Kinetics
Upper Extremities
ME 577/ BME 595D
POTR 255
MWF 10:30 - 11:20
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Eric A. Nauman, Ph.D.
ME 373
[email protected]
(765) 494-8602
Basic Anatomy
Important Structures
Clavicle
Humerus
Scapula
Capsule attaches to
scapula, humerus, biceps
ME 577 Human Motion Kinetics
Homework #6
Due 28 March, 2011
1. Using the data supplied in the file, pitching_data.xls, calculate the forces exerted at
the wrist, elbow and shoulder (dont worry about calculating the moments right now
but you should includ
Human Motion Kinetics
ME 577/BME 595D
Homework 3 Due 2/12/2016
1. Dropping from a 10 meter platform into water is fine if you dont land prone or supine (flat on front or
back).
Assume when you impact the
Human Motion Kinetics
ME 577/BME 595D
Homework 1 Due 1/22/2015
1
1. Given that the kinetic energy of a particle, T, is mv v , show that the time derivative of
2
T is F v (4 points).
2. Beginning with Newto
ME 577 Human Motion Kinetics
Homework #4
Due February 19
1. Assume that a person is lifting a weight in a quasi-static manner using the muscles shown
in the diagram below. The hand holds a 10 kg mass a distance of 30 cm (the length of the
forearm) from th
ME 577 Human Motion Kinetics
Homework 5
Due March 7, 2016
1. A weight lifter starts with his hands at his sides holding weights and abducts the shoulder 90o.
The angle of the weight lifters arm with the vertical can be described by the following function:
Human Motion Kinetics
ME 577/BME 595D
Homework 6 Particle Review
Due Monday, March 21
All Problems in this homework should be solved using a particle analysis and Cartesian
coordinates. Assume gravity is 9.81 m/s2 unless otherwise stated.
1. In the re-wor
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ME 577 Human Motion Kinetics
Homework #8
Due Friday, April 22
1. Derive an expression for the apparent modulus in terms of the microscale modulus for the
open cell hexagonal cellular solid shown below.
Fig. 1 Schematic of a hexagonal open cell cellular so
Human Mo)on Kine)cs Lecture 2
Eric A. Nauman
ME 373
[email protected]
Outline of the Course
Introductory Anatomy
Planar Par)cle Dynamics
Rec)linear, Cartesian, Polar, Path
Hertz Contact Theory
Sensi)vity Analysis
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
Human Motion Kinetics
ME 577/ BME 595D
MWF 11:30 - 12:20
Eric A. Nauman, Ph.D.
ME 373
[email protected]
(765) 494-8602
Objective
To apply mathematical and dynamic
models to problems involving human
movement and injury
Prepare you to:
Study human motio
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