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BE 305LR Biomaterials and Mechanics


This course will introduce the common biomaterials used in biological and medical applications, including metals, polymers, ceramics, composites, etc.; properties of biomaterials (physical properties and surface characteristics); interactions of biomaterials with cells and tissues (biocompatibility); testing of biomaterials and biodegradation. This course will also introduce the concepts and models of solid biomechanics, which is an important physical property of the biomaterials.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Fall
Requisites: Pre-Requisite: (PHY 108 or PHY 118) and (PHY 158 or (PHY 151 and PHY 152)); Co-Requisite: BE 201; Approved BE or ENS Majors Only.
Published: Sep 13, 2021 15:02:55