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Sylabus předmětu I1-BIOM - Biomechanics (FCE - SS 2018/2019)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering
Course unit title: Biomechanics
Course unit code: I1-BIOM
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (4 credits)
Name of lecturer: prof. RNDr. Karol Mikula, DrSc. (person responsible for course)
doc. RNDr. Mária Minárová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The subject is of an interdisciplinary character. At the beginning the biology
of tissues, organs and organ structures are studied. After gaining the basic
knowledge, the mathematical formalism is applied that describes their
biomechanical behavior. Beside the soft tissues biomechanics the attention is
devoted also to a quantitative analysis of the musculoskeletal system and
biomechanics of liquids.
Prerequisites and co-requisites: none
Course contents:
- Biomechanics implementation in the living systems. Biomechanics of the
tissues, organs and organ structures. Living tissues mechanical properties
- Bioelasticity of a selected class of soft and stiff tissues. The finite
element method utilization as a tool for mechanical properties of living
organisms modeling.
- Mechanical properties of materials intended for implant in the bone surgery
- Rheology of the biological liquids. Human blood rheological properties.
Physical and mathematical models of pulsation blood flow in the blood vessels.
Recommended or required reading:
BRANKOV, G. Osnovy biomechaniki. Moskva: Mir, 1981.
KOLEKTÍV , A. Clinical Biomechanics (vybrané časti). New York, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1990.
FUNG, Y. Biomechanics. New York, Heidelberg, Berlin: Springer Verlag, 1981.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods: lecture 2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar 2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
Assesment methods and criteria: exam
Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Work placement(s): There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.

Last modification made by Ing. Peter Korčák on 02/28/2019.

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