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BMES-832 Biomechanics
Campus RCMS
Programs PG
Session Spring Semester 2017
Course Title Biomechanics
Course Code BMES-832
Credit Hours 3-0
Pre-Requisutes CSE-880 and CSE-881
Course Objectives
Detail Content
  • Introduction to biomechanics
  • Fundamentals of biomechanics
  • Mechanical and structural bases of biomechanics
  • Overview of biomechanical systems
  • Kinesiology
  • Case study: Basic dynamics to human motion
  • Comprehensive review
  • Brainstorming sessions
  • Course format will include readings, lectures, active learning exercises, discussion, group activities, in-class quizzes, sessional and a final exams
Text/Ref Books
  • Duane V. Knudson, Fundamentals of biomechanics. 2nd ed. Springer, The University of Michigan Press, February 2010. ISBN0387493115, 9780387493114.b. John D. Currey, Bones: Structure and mechanics, Princeton University Press, June 2002. ISBN: 0691090963 (ISBN13: 9780691090962).
  • Nancy Hamilton, Kathryn Luttgens, Kinesiology: Scientific Basis of Human Motion, McGraw-Hill , June 2007. ISBN:0072972971 (ISBN13: 9780072972979).
  • d. Nihat Zkaya, Margareta Nordin, David Goldsheyder, Fundamentals of Biomechanics: Equilibrium, Motion, and Deformation, Springer, May 2012, ISBN: 1461411491 (ISBN13: 9781461411499).
  • Basic Orthopaedic Biomechanics, by Mow and Hayes.
  • Fundamentals of Orthopaedic Biomechanics, by Burstein and Wright.
Time Schedule Spring Semester 2017
Faculty/Resource Person Dr Zartasha Mustansar
PhD (University of Manchester UK)
Discipline: Earth, Atoms & Environmental Sciences
Specialization: Image-Based Modeling