UT Dallas 2013 Undergraduate Catalog

BMEN3301 - Introduction to Biomechanics

BMEN 3301 Introduction to Biomechanics (3 semester hours) Mechanical properties of biological materials. The molecular basis for macroscopically measured quantities. Molecular mechanics (e.g. protein folding). Cellular mechanics of passive and active processes (e.g. cytoskeletal mechanics, cell migration). Simulation and numerical solution of dynamical equations arising in biomechanics. Corequisite: BMEN 3101. Prerequisite: BMEN 2310; Prerequisite or corequisite: BMEN 1208. (3-0) Y