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Academic Year 2018/2019
School School of Industrial and Information Engineering
Name (Master of Science degree)(ord. 270) - MI (471) Biomedical Engineering
Track BBB - Biomeccanica e biomateriali - Biomechanics and biomaterials
Programme Year 1

Course Details
ID Code 096236
Course Title MECHANICS OF BIOLOGICAL STRUCTURES
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 5.0
Semester First Semester
Course Description Mechanics of soft tissues (vascular walls, tendons and ligaments): non linear kinematic and kinetics, models for anisotropic elastic materials, time dependence (viscoelasticity). Mechanics of cartilage, spatially graded properties (graded composition/function), poroviscoelasticity. Mechanics of bone tissue: anisotropic elasticity for bones, relationships between structure and properties, homogeneization of composite materials. Laboratory tests for mechanical characterization of tissues and relevant models. Self adaptive mechanical properties of tissues, growth and remodelling. Mechanics of selected biomaterials: metal alloys and ceramic materials. Solution methods for the mechanics of tissues and biomaterials.
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ING-IND/34
INDUSTRIAL BIOENGINEERING
5.0

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