MECH 438/838: Mechanics of Biomaterials

Prereqs: MECH 343 or parallel.
Theory, application, simulation, and design of biomaterials that apply mechanical principles for solving medical problems (case studies in artery, brain, bone, etc.). Tentative Topics include Mechanical characterization of biomaterials; Bio-manufacturing a tissue; Function-structure relationship; Design and analysis of medical implants; Active response of biomaterials: growth and remodeling mechanism; Cellular behavior and measurements, etc.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom

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