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I. Unit Cell Processes and Mechanics of Matrix Molecules and Tissues Structures
1Clinical Examples of the Roles of Mechanical Forces in Tissues and Organs: The Working ParadigmsProf. Spector
2Tissue Structures and Unit Cell ProcessesProf. Spector
3Cell-Matrix Interactions: Extracellular Matrix Molecules, Adhesion Proteins and IntegrinsProf. Spector
4Models for the Mechanical Behavior of Porous ScaffoldsProf. L. GibsonHomework 1 due
5Structure-Properties Relationships for TissuesProf. Spector
6Mechanics of Selected TissuesProf. S. Socrate
II. Mechanics of Cells: Effects of Exogenous Forces and Endogenous Force Generation
7Effects of Exogenous Mechanical Forces on CellsProf. SpectorHomework 2 due
8Response of Cells to Substrate StrainProf. Spector
9Endothelial Cell Response to FlowProf. C. F. Dewey
10Quiz 1
11Measuring Cell Contraction

Cell Force Monitor
Brendan Harley
12Endogenous Mechanical Force Generation by CellsProf. Spector
13Models for Cell Contraction In Vitro and In VivoProf. Spector
14Mechanical Coupling of Cells with MatrixProf. Yannas
15Cell-matrix Interactions During Wound ClosureProf. Yannas
16Blockade of Contraction During Induced Organ RegenerationProf. Yannas
17ReviewProf. Spector
18Quiz 2
III. Tissue Mechanics
19Review of Principles of Linear Elastic MechanicsProf. Yannas
20Nonlinear Elasticity: Tendon and SkinProf. Yannas
21Linear Viscoelastic BehaviorProf. Yannas
22Response of Articular Cartilage to Mechanical LoadingProf. A. Grodzinsky
23Mechanical Behavior of Ligament, Meniscus and Intervertebral DiscProf. Spector
24Mechanical Behavior of BoneProf. SpectorHomework 3 due
25Response of Bone to Mechanical Loading

Prof. Spector
26Quiz 3


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