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;
- List the various types of fracture and discuss the classic loading patterns.
- Discuss the process of fracture healing.
- 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