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BENG 406: Introduction to Biomechanics

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 2 Attempts


This course introduces the fundamental principles of musculoskeletal biomechanics, computational simulation of movement, and OpenSim simulator. Topics include functions and models of the musculoskeletal structures, mathematical description of motion, kinetics, and simulation of movement using OpenSim.

When Offered: Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Hard-coded prerequisite (Prerequisite enforced by registration system.)
Prerequisite enforced by registration system.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

Grade of C or better in PHYS 160 (or PHYS 243), MATH 203, MATH 214, BENG 220 or SYST 220 or ECE 320, and BENG 313.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2017

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