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MECH 478 Biomaterials

MECH 478  Biomaterials  Units: 3.50  

An introduction to the structure, properties and performance of biomaterials used for the construction of medical devices. Examples of biomaterials are bioactive ceramics, biodegradable polymers and advanced titanium-based alloys used for the construction of orthopedic implants. Topics covered will include surface and bulk properties of biomaterials and their impact on the clinical performance of implants. Discussion will focus on tissue-biomaterials interactions, biocompatibility and biodegradation. The course will also cover the current in-vitro and in-vivo testing methods for evaluating the long-term performance of biomaterials.

Requirements: Must be registered in BASC  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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...any graduate degree. Exclusions: MECH 896, APSC 223...464, 470, 471, 476, 478, 483, 486, 487...

Electrical Engineering (ELEC)

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...any graduate degree. Exclusions: MECH 896, APSC 223...464, 470, 471, 476, 478, 483, 486, 487...

Academic Programs

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...468; MUSC 469; MUSC 478; MUSC 479; but...and Applied Science (Elective) MECH 333 ; (Biotechnology Plan...