MEBI-201 – Biomechanics

Course lecturer :

Dr. Abouzeid A. Thabet

Course assistant :

  • Omnia Elshakra
  • Abdelrahman Samir
  • Nehal Mabrok

Course objectives :

At the end of the course, the students will be able to;

  1. List the various types of fracture and discuss the classic loading patterns.
  2. Discuss the process of fracture healing.
  3. Describe the various types of fracture fixation devices and discuss their benefits and drawbacks.

Course description :

Conduction- diffusion- and convection in electrolytes. Equilibrium double layers and electrical forces in physiological systems. Application to physiological systems including membrane/electrolyte and electrode/electrolyte interfaces- interaction of biomaterials with electric fields- electrophoresis and electro-osmosis and electromechanical coupling in coupling in charged structures.

Course assessment :

Mid-Term 15 Assignment & Activities 10 Final exam (Practical) 25 Final exam (Written) 50 Total 100

Recommended text books :

Margareta Nordin and Victor H Frankel. Basic biomechanics of the muscleoskeletal system. 3rd edition. 2008.

Recommended refrences :

Fundamentals of Biomechanics, Knudson, Duane, 2007