376-0021-00L  Materials and Mechanics in Medicine

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersM. Zenobi-Wong, J. G. Snedeker
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


376-0021-00 GMaterials and Mechanics in Medicine
Vorlesung: Di 13-15h
Übungen: Di 15-16h
Die Übungen finden ab 2. Semesterwoche statt!
3 hrs
Tue13:15-15:00HG G 3 »
15:15-16:00HG E 1.1 »
15:15-16:00HG G 26.5 »
15:15-16:00ML H 41.1 »
15:15-16:00ML J 34.1 »
15:15-16:00ML J 37.1 »
M. Zenobi-Wong, J. G. Snedeker

Catalogue data

AbstractUnderstanding of physical and technical principles in biomechanics, biomaterials, and tissue engineering as well as a historical perspective. Mathematical description and problem solving. Knowledge of biomedical engineering applications in research and clinical practice.
ObjectiveUnderstanding of physical and technical principles in biomechanics, biomaterials, tissue engineering. Mathematical description and problem solving. Knowledge of biomedical engineering applications in research and clinical practice.
ContentBiomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Tissue Biomechanics, Implants.
Lecture notescourse website on Moodle
LiteratureIntroduction to Biomedical Engineering, 3rd Edition 2011,
Autor: John Enderle, Joseph Bronzino, ISBN 9780123749796
Academic Press

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Programme in Health Sciences and Technology 2011; Version 01.08.2016 (Examination Block 2)
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersM. Zenobi-Wong, J. G. Snedeker
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 60 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationPrüfung am Computer

Als Lernelement (freiwillig) werden vier Moodle-Quiz zu den Papers angeboten. Beim erfolgreichen Absolvieren der Quiz (>= 80% der Punkte aller Quiz) wird ein Bonus von 0.25 Notenpunkte an die Sessionsprüfung angerechnet.

As a learning element (non-mandatory), four Moodle quizzes on the papers are offered. If the quiz is successfully completed (>= 80% of the points of all quizzes), a bonus of 0.25 grade points will be credited to the session exam.
Written aidsNo aids are allowed at the exam, exept an English/German dictionary.
Online examinationThe examination may take place on the computer.
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

LiteratureIntroduction to Biomedical Engineering, John D. Enderle and Joseph D. Bronzino, Elsevier
Only public learning materials are listed.


No information on groups available.


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