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Mechanical & Materials Engineering

MECH827

MECH827 : Biomechanics of Human Joints and Spine

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Instructor

Dr. G. DumasRoom 323B, McLaughlin Halldumasg@queensu.ca(613) 533-2648

Course Description

This course will start with a description of the relevant anatomy, followed by the kinematics and kinetics of synovial joints and the spine. Methods of engineering analysis will include motion analysis and different types of modelling. Applications from industrial ergonomics and biomechanical engineering in areas such as low back pain and artificial joint replacement will be discussed. Three term-hours, lectures. G. Dumas.

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