Teaching

Undergraduate Courses

MAE 2020 (Statics and Mechanics of Solids): Fall 2017, Fall 2018
Covers principles of statics, force systems, and equilibrium in solid structures. Topics include: free body diagrams in two and three dimensions; frames; mechanics of deformable solids; stress and strain; axial force; shear force, bending moment, and torsion in bars and beams; thermal stress; pressure vessles; statically indeterminate problems; buckling and yielding.

Graduate Courses

MAE 6670 (Soft Tissue Biomechanics II: Soft Tissue Biomechanics II: Viscoelasticity and Phasic Theory): Fall 2016, Spring 2018, Spring 2019
Application of mechanics and materials principles to orthopaedic soft tissues. Mechanical properties of cartilage, tendon, and ligaments; applied viscoelasticity theory for cartilage, tendon, and ligament; cartilage, tendon, and ligament biology; tendon and ligament wound healing; osteoarthritis.