Online Courses

TAM 598 IJO - Adv Modeling Bio Materials

Spring 2013

Adv Modeling Bio MaterialsIJO59624ONL4 -    Iwona M Jasiuk

Course Description

TAM 598 IJO is geared towards graduate students with a strong background in mechanics and covers more advanced topics in:

  • Modeling of biological materials: mineralized tissues (bone, dentin, enamel, nacre), soft tissues (muscle, tendon, ligament, cartilage, brain, skin, arteries and veins), natural fibers (spider silk, cotton, wool), woods (balsa, bamboo, cork), plants and other.
  • Structureproperty relations for biological materials.
  • Micromechanics models, theories of growth, regeneration, and remodeling. Biomimetic and bioinspired materials.

Credit Hours

4 hours


Undergraduate degree and undergraduate level mechanics of materials course (continuum mechanics).

Subject Area

Mechanical Science and Engineering