Instructor: Arthur Kuo, Ph.D.
Dynamics of muscle and tendon, models of muscle contraction. Kinematics and dynamics of the human body, methods for generating equations of motion. Mechanics of proprioceptors and other sensors. Analysis of human movement, including gait, running and balance. Computer simulations and discussion of experimental measurement techniques.
Prerequisites: MECHENG 540 (AEROSP 540) or MECHENG 543 or equivalent