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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal System and Replacements

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Code Completion Credits Range
W11O001 ZK 45
Lecturer:
Svatava Konvičková
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Mechanics, Biomechanics and Mechatronics
Synopsis:

Mechanical characteristics of bones. Biomechanics of the big human joints - statics, kinematics, dynamics. Tribology of the big human joints. Biomechanics of artificial joint replacements. Tribology of joint replacements. Materials used for the production of artificial joint replacements. Replacement designing variations of elbow, hip and knee joints. Cemented and non-cemented types of joints replacements. Living tissue reactions on metal implants. Quality requirements on artificial joint replacements. Factors influencing the joint replacement live-time.

Requirements:

Elementary courses of mechanics, elasticity and strenght of materials, Mathematics I, II. elemental courses of biomechanics.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Joint centers and moments of inertia of the human body and its segments

2.Movements of extremities

3.Shoulder (glenohumeral) joint,

4.Elbow join

5.Biomechanics of the hand joints

6.Force exactness in the hip (cox) joint

7.Biomechanics of the knee (tibiofemoral) joint

8.Foot joints

9.History of the alloplasty

10.Artificial replacements of the elbow and ankle (talocrural) joints

11.Problems of artificial replacements

basic requirement, materials, tribology, reaction of materials with the living tissue, lifetime of artificial joint replacements

Syllabus of tutorials:

Present problems of artificial replacements of the human skeleton, problems of design and production of bio-implants, biomechanics of hard and soft tissues.

Study Objective:
Study materials:

S. Beznoska, O. Čech, K. Löbel : Umělé náhrady lidských kloubů (Praha 1987)

S. Konvičková, J. Valenta : Biomechanika kloubů člověka a jejich náhrady (Praha 2000)

Note:
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