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College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EGR 324 - Structural Aspects of Biomaterials

3.00 credits.
The structure and mechanical functions of biological materials and their replacements, biocompatibility of biomaterials and host response, material selection for load bearing applications including reconstructive surgery, orthopedics, dentistry, and cardiology. Mechanical design for longevity including topics of fatigue, wear, and fracture are addressed through case studies that examine failures of devices. *Prerequisite(s): EGR 264 . Spring semester, odd-numbered years.