BIEN 430

Course Topics




  2.Free body diagrams

  3.Pulse-wave propagation

  4.Components of Stress

  5.Normal and shear strain

  6.Strain Rate

  7.Principal strains

  8.Navier-Stokes Equations and Continuity

  9.Navier’s Equations and Compatibility

 10.Eulerian and Lagrangian viewpoints

 11.Newtonian Fluid

 12.Hookean Elastic Solid

 13.Basic tensor transformation laws


 15.Viscoelastic solids

 16.Viscoelastic fluids

 17.Blood and other non-Newtonian fluids

 18.Fahraeus-Lindqvist effect

 19.Elasticity of red blood cells

 20.Properties of leucocytes – tethers

 21.Mechanical properties of blood vessels

 22.Hill’s equation

 23.Wolff’s Law



Steven A. Jones

Louisiana Tech University, Biomechanics