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Richard Kent

Professor
Unit: School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Office location and address
4040 Lewis and Clark Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22911
EN-CAB-MAE Integration of Active and Passive Safety: Protection of Occupants in Realistic Pre-Impact Postures in Low Acceleration Time Extended Events & Rollovers
Source: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
April 01, 2014 – July 01, 2019
EN-MAE Biomechanics and Prevention of Syndesmotic Ankle Sprains
Source: Biomechanics Consulting and Research, LLC
December 30, 2013 – December 30, 2016
Injury Simulation of Occupant Impacts; CRCS 014A Injury Simulation Collaboration
Source: TEMA
November 01, 2011 – November 30, 2014
EN-MAE Evaluation of the Interaction Between Pediatric Occupants & Restraint Systems During Frontal Impacts: A Novel Approach to Measure Head & Spinal Kinematics & Resulting Injury Mechanisms
Source: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
September 25, 2006 – March 31, 2014
Analysis and Publication of Existing Kinematics Data for the Assessment of the Response of the Autolive FE Model in Side Impact
Source: AutoLiv Development AB
February 01, 2013 – December 20, 2013
EN-CAB-MAE GHBMC M50 Phase II: Thorax Model Enhancement
Source: Global Human Body Models Consortium, LLC
December 14, 2012 – November 30, 2013
MAE 6020: Continuum Mechanics with Applications
Credits: 3
Introduces continuum mechanics and mechanics of deformable solids. Vectors and cartesian tensors, stress, strain, deformation, equations of motion, constitutive laws, introduction to elasticity, thermal elasticity, viscoelasticity, plasticity, and fluids. Cross-listed as APMA 6020, AM 6020. Taught concurrently w/ CE 6720. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
CE 6720: Continuum Mechanics
Credits: 3
Introduces continuum mechanics and mechanics of deformable solids. Vectors and cartesian tensors, stress, strain, deformation, equations of motion, constitutive laws, introduction to elasticity, thermal elasticity, viscoelasticity, plasticity, and fluids. Taught concurrently with APMA 6020, AM 6020, MAE 6020. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
MAE 7520: Special Topics in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering Science: Advanced Level
Credits: 3
A specialized, advanced, or exploratory topic relating to mechanical or aerospace engineering science, at the second-year or higher graduate level. May be offered on a seminar or team-taught basis. Subjects selected according to faculty interest. Topics and prerequisites are listed in the Course Offering Directory.
MAE 8897: Graduate Teaching Instruction
Credits: 1–12
For master's students.
BME 8995: M.E. Supervised Project Research (M.E. STUDENTS ONLY)
Credits: 1–6
FOR M.E. STUDENTS ONLY. A research project in biomedical engineering conducted in consultation with a faculty advisor. Includes the design, execution, and analysis of experimental laboratory work and computational or theoretical computer analysis of a problem. Fulfills the project requirement for the Biomedical Engineering Masters of Engineering degree. Prerequisites: Instructor Permission Required.
MAE 8999: Master's Thesis Research, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Credits: 1–12
Formal documentation of faculty supervision of thesis research. Each full-time, resident Master of Science student in mechanical and aerospace engineering is required to register for this course for the number of credits equal to the difference between his or her regular course load (not counting the one-credit MAE 7510 seminar) and 12.
BME 8999: Master's Research
Credits: 1–12
Master's Research
MAE 9897: Graduate Teaching Instruction
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral students.
MAE 9999: Dissertation Research, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Credits: 1–12
Formal documentation of faculty supervision of dissertation research. Each full-time resident doctoral student in mechanical and aerospace engineering is required to register for this course for the number of credits equal to the difference between his or her regular course load (not counting the one-credit MAE 8591 seminar) and 12.
BME 9999: Dissertation
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to doctoral research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. May be repeated as necessary.