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Introduction to Biomechanical Engineering MSE 420 (3)

Students apply mechanical theory to the study of biological systems and the human body, focusing on advanced mechanical theory, impact analysis and optimization methods with specific application to the study of human movement and injury. Medical device design, assessment, patenting and government regulation (FDA/Health Canada) are discussed. Prerequisite: MSE 220 (or ENSC 231), MSE 222 (or ENSC 282) and a minimum of 80 credits.