Kajsa Duke, PhD, PEng

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept
Email
kkduke@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-4710
Address
10-239 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211-116 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Email
kkduke@ualberta.ca

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Biomechanics And Biomedical Engineering Respiratory Mechanics Orthopaedics Design And Manufacturing Advanced Manufacturing Manufacturing Management Design of Experiments


About

Education:

  • BSc (University of Alberta)
  • MSc (University of Alberta)
  • PhD (Ecole Polytechnique, Montréal)

Research

Dr. Duke’s research is in the area of biomechanics with a strong focus in orthopaedics and design. If you are interested in obtaining more detailed information please contact her directly.


Courses

MEC E 485 - Biomechanical Modelling of Human Tissues and Systems

Biomechanics; mechanical characterization of biological tissues using elastic and viscoelastic models. Rheology of blood and flow properties. Static and dynamic analyses of selected physiological systems. Application of biomaterials in external and internal prostheses. Prerequisites: BME 320 and 321; MEC E 300, 362, 380; and MEC E 330 or 331. Credit cannot be obtained in both MEC E 585 and 485.


MEC E 668 - Design of Experiments in Mechanical Engineering

Introduction to Experimental Design, with particular emphasis on mechanical engineering. Randomized factorial and fractional factorial experiments. Fitting regression models and optimization. Applications to analytical and computer models.


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