[ 254WBMRBMEV19 ] VL Biomechanics

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year (*)Medical Engineering Helmut Holl 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Medical Engineering 2019W
  • Understanding of the mechanical modelling of various biological structures, like bones, soft tissue, muscles, organs, etc.
  • Knowledge of selected biomechanical models of the human body
  • Knowledge of the influence of important model assumptions
  • Basics in continuum mechanics
  • Basics in kinematics of multi-body systems
  • Modelling of bones, soft tissue, muscles, organs, etc.
  • Modelling of variable structures
Criteria for evaluation Ability to derive and describe basic formulations introduced during the course, working-out of a representative example
Methods Lecture, compendium, application of the theory to practical examples
Language Spanish and English
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment