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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Biomechanics and Biomaterials

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
17KBBBB Z,ZK 4 2P+2C Czech
Grading of the course requires grading of the following courses:
Mechanics (17KBBMEC)
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Department of Natural Sciences
Synopsis:

Introduce to biomechanics

Biomaterials, biocompatibility, bio-tolerance, bioactivity, sterilization methods.

Mechanic characteristic of bones, ligaments, tendons, muscles and cartilages.

Hip and knee joints- endoprothesis.

Spine scoliosis, treatment with braces, spine stress state and deformation.

Finite element method.

Gait mechanics.

Mechanics of legs, varosity and valgosity, treatment with othoses.

Mechanics of hand, power grip.

Intelligent prostheses.

The circulatory system and heart mechanics, the mechanics of breathing and neural system.

Requirements:

Assessment: active participation on the solution of excercises

Examination: fulfillment of requirements for assessment, knowledges covering the extent of the course

Syllabus of lectures:

Introduce to biomechanics.

Biomaterials, dividing, using, advantages, disadvantages. Physical characteristics.

Biocompatibility, bio-inert materials, sterilization techniques.

Bones - dividing, building, material characteristics.

Tendons - building, material characteristics.

Ligaments and cartilages - building, material characteristics.

Child varosity and valgosity, biomechanics of orthosis influence.

Spine deformities, biomechanics of deformity treatment with braces.

Mechanics of hand.

Mechanics of gait.

Intelligent prostheses.

Mechanic and geometric model of living organism.

Blood vessel, cardiovascular mechanics, moving of body liquits.

Respiration mechanics.

Nerve system.

Vocal cords.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1) Determination of the force and strength of muscles of the upper limb (classroom B4) [1, 3]

2) Determining the force and strength muscles of the lower limbs (classroom B4) [1, 3]

3) Study of middle ear function (classroom B4) [3, 17]

4) Basic rheological models (classroom B4) [1, 16, 17]

5) Measurement of instantaneous eye position, head and body position in neurology (classroom B6) [2, 3]

6) Forces in spine and intervertebral discs (classroom B4) [1, 3, 11]

7) Measurement of torque in biomechanics (classroom B6) [1, 3, 11]

8) Measuring motion using cameras and inertial system (classroom B6) [1, 3, 15]

9) Measurement of forces under the soles on the force plate (classroom B6) [1, 3, 15]

10) Measurement of the kinematics and dynamics of motion people in space using ultrasonic radar (classroom B6) [3, 17]

11) Measurement of kinematics and dynamics of limb movement with accelerometers (classroom B6) [17, 15, 3]

12) Determination of the center of gravity by stabilometric platform (classroom B6) [17, 15, 3]

13) Measurement of the load of leg prosthesis by strain gauge system (classroom B6) [1, 3, 11]

14) Analysis of movements and degrees of freedom of robotic arm and upper limbs (classroom B4) [1, 3, 15]

Study Objective:

Introduce to biomechanics

Biomaterials, biocompatibility, bio-tolerance, bioactivity, sterilization methods.

Mechanic characteristic of bones, ligaments, tendons, muscles and cartilages.

Hip and knee joints- endoprothesis.

Spine scoliosis, treatment with braces, spine stress state and deformation.

Finite element method.

Gait mechanics.

Mechanics of legs, varosity and valgosity, treatment with othoses.

Mechanics of hand, power grip.

Intelligent prostheses.

The circulatory system and heart mechanics, the mechanics of breathing and neural system.

Study materials:

[1] Ranakrishna S., Huang Z.,M., Kumar G.,V., Batchelor A.,W., Mayer J.: An Introduction to Biocomposites.

Freitas R.,A.: Nanomedicine - Biocompatibility.

Note:
Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-08-26
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