Course Description:

Physical properties of natural and synthetic (e.g. stainless steel, polymers) materials used in biological engineering applications. Topics will include microstructure and mechanical properties of typical biomaterials, quantification of advanced material properties and behaviours, fabrication, compatibility, biodegredation and mechanical failure. Typical applications will include processing of biomaterials as well as equipment and implant design.

Course Outline:

A complete PDF file description of the Biomaterials 3170 course may be found here.

Lecture Schedule:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11:30 - 12:30 in the MacKinnon Bldg., Room 238.

Lab Schedule:

Tues - 12:30 - 2:20, Room 2196, Thornbrough Bldg.
Thur - 12:30 - 2:20, Room 2196, Thornbrough Bldg.
Fri - 2:30 - 4:20, Room 2196, Thornbrough Bldg.

Tutorial Schedule:

Tues - 12:30 - 2:20, Room 059, MacKinnon Bldg.
Thur - 12:30 - 2:20, Room 034A, MacKinnon Bldg.
Fri - 2:30 - 4:20, Room 119, MacKinnon Bldg.

 

Biomaterials ENG**3170

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