**Course Rules**

**Biomechanics (BIEN 430)**

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** Outline:** The
applications of classical mechanics, including statics, dynamics, solid
mechanics, and fluid mechanics to biological problems

** Text:** Fundamentals
of Biomechanics, N. Özkaya and M. Nordin. Second edition, Springer, 1998. ISBN:
0-387-98283-3

** Classes:** 2 lectures per week, WF:

**Initial Instructor: **Dr. Steven A. Jones

**Office hours and location: **

Office hours:

Location and contact
information: BH 239; Tel: 257-2288; Email: sajones@latech.edu.

__Grading:__** **Final grade based on: Quizes / Home works / Attendance 30%, First Mid-Term
20%, Second Mid-Term 20%, Final 30%.

** Grading Scale:** A =100-90%, B =89-80%, C =79-70%, D =69-60%, F =below 60%.

Scale used: A=100-90%, B=89-80%,
C=79-70%, D=69-60%, F=below 60%. __NOTE__: All assignments (i.e. homework
and examinations) must be the independent work of each student. 20% of the full
points will be deducted each day for assignments turned in after the due date.

**Attendance:**
Class attendance is governed by university regulations published each year in
the university bulletin. Class attendance is regarded as an obligation as well
as a privilege, and all students are expected to attend regularly and
punctually all classes in which they are enrolled. *Note that one who misses more than two lectures without the approval of
the instructor in advance will be ducted 10% of the final grade.*

**Misconduct:**
Academic misconduct is governed by university regulations published each year
in the university bulletin. Academic misconduct at the University is determined
by the faculty member under whom such misconduct occurs. The penalty for
cheating and other forms of misconduct is also determined by the faculty
member. The penalty may be a “F” in the course.