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I was wondering what does Biomechanicals do ?

  1. Sep 18, 2009 #1
    I was wondering what does Biomechanicals do ?
    What is it like, what do you study ?
     
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  3. Sep 19, 2009 #2

    Andy Resnick

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    Re: Biomechanics

    Biomechanics covers a lot of topics: the mechanics of biological structures (bones, joints, wings..) and their motion (walking, swimming, flying...). Also, the mechanics of cells (cytoskeleton) and their motion. The main clinical applications I know of are the development of prosthetic materials and how cancer cells cross into and out of the bloodstream, but I'm sure there are others.
     
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