Prerequisites, BIOL 101 and BMME 150; corequisites BIOL 252 and 252L. Focus on the mechanical, chemical, and biocompatibility considerations of any material (e.g., metal, ceramic, or polymer) designed to interface with the body. Various applications of biomaterials are presented and analyzed, including femoral implants and vascular grafts, in order to guide students in a semester-long design project. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisites, BIOL 101 and BMME 150; corequisites, BIOL 252 and 252L.
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016