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Course Unit Title : Bone Mechanics
Course Unit Code : 01MAK6128
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : Upon successful completion of this course, students will

1. Gain an appreciation for the intricate design of the human bone,
2. Understand relationships between structure and function in bone as a tissue and organ,
3. Identify the factors affecting the mechanical properties of bone tissue,
4. select an appropriate experimental method to determine the properties of cancellous or cortical bone.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Introduction to Bone mechanics, The skeletal system, Basic concepts in Solid mechanics and their applications in Bone mechanics, The ultra-, micro- and macro-structural examination of bone, Introduction to composite materials and the composite material models developed for bone, Mechanical properties of bone, Mechanical adaptation of bone under applied stresses, Modeling and remodeling theories of bone, Mechanical test methods for bone, Application of fracture mechanics to bone, Bone prostheses and implants, Application of finite element analysis for bone
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals :
Course Aims : Bone mechanics is a graduate level course that will allow the student to gain an in-depth knowledge of bone as a living mechanical system. Students will study the microstructure, mechanical properties, and the adaptation of bone to the mechanical environment. This class is appropriate for all graduate students who have an interest in bone mechanics.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : There is no required textbook for this course. Course notes will be distributed.
Additional Resources : The following textbooks will provide useful background reading: - Bone Mechanics Handbook, edited by Stephen C. Cowin (2001) - Mechanical Testing of Bone and the Bone-Implant Interface, edited by Yuehuei H. An and Robert A. Draughn (2000) - Skeletal Tissue Mechanics, by R. Bruce Martin, David B. Burr, and Neil A. Sharkey (1998) In addition to these supplemental textbooks, students will be provided selected research papers.
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 4 56  
Homeworks :
3 6 18  
Presentation :
1 10 10  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
2 6 12  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
2 10 20  
Finals :
1 10 10  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
168  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
2 60
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
3 15
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
2 15
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
1 10
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction to bone mechanics
 
2 The skeletal system
 
3 Basic concepts in solid mechanics and their applications in bone mechanics
 
4 The ultra-, micro- and macro-structural examination of bone
 
5 Introduction to composite materials and the composite material models developed for bone
 
6 Mechanical properties of bone and factors affecting the mechanical properties
 
7 Mechanical adaptation of bone under applied stresses
 
8 Modeling and remodeling theories of bone
 
9 Mechanical test methods for bone
 
10 Mechanical test methods for bone ? Continued
 
11 Application of fracture mechanics to bone
 
12 Bone prostheses and implants
 
13 Application of finite element analysis for bone
 
14 Application of finite element analysis for bone - Continued