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ME 755 Computer Simulation in Biomechanics

ME 755.  Computer Simulation in Biomechanics.  3 Credits.     

Provides an in-depth knowledge of 1) the process of developing a research question to be addressed with computer simulation, 2) various techniques for medical imaging to obtain model geometries (including hands-on experience with low-field MR imaging), 3) image segmentation techniques, 4) issues affecting geometric accuracy in model building, 5) the determination and specification of loading and/or kinematic boundary conditions, 6) the interpretation of model results in the context of the model limitations and the medical application. Knowledge and/or experience with finite elements is desirable, but not required. Prerequisite: ME 311 and ME 320 or equivalent.

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

http://catalog.ku.edu/engineering/mechanical-engineering/bs/

The 128-hour bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org . Students typically take four years to complete the program. The mechanical engineering curriculum builds on the basic foundation of mathematics and physical sciences learned in the first three semesters, and then focuses on engineering design and analysis in mechanical, thermal, fluids, and energy systems. First-year students are quickly immersed in hands-on design/build team projects as part of the cornerstone mechanical engineering courses. Engineering science, analysis, and design are integrated throughout the curriculum, culminating in a senior capstone design project where students complete a year-long hands-on design and build experience in one of three areas:

Undergraduate Certificate in Bioengineering

http://catalog.ku.edu/engineering/bioengineering-ucrt/

...ME 753 Bone Biomechanics ME 754 Biomedical Optics ME 755 Computer Simulation in Biomechanics ME...

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

http://catalog.ku.edu/engineering/civil-environmental-architectural-engineering/bs-civil-engineering/

...Circuits, Electronics and Instrumentation ME 212 Basic Engineering...Pollution Control Systems CE 755 Open Channel Flow...