BME 501 - Introduction to Biomaterials (C)
This course will provide students an overview of the biomaterials field with the knowledge necessary for biomedical product development and biomaterials research and development. Students will develop an understanding of major classes of materials used in medical devices including metals, polymers, ceramics, composites, and natural materials. Topics include material properties, processing, testing, corrosion, biocompatibility, tissue response, and sterilization methods. Biomaterial applications such as dental, orthopedic, cardiovascular, drug delivery, and tissue engineering will be reviewed.
Prerequisites and Corequisites
Prerequisite: BME 232 or MET 232 Properties of Materials.
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