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Chemical and Biochemical Engineering 4421A/B
INTRODUCTION TO BIOMATERIALS ENGINEERING
An introduction of materials science and engineering topics. 2. The four materials classes (metals, ceramics, polymers, composites) will be addressed with emphasis upon the material types and material properties pertinent to their use in implanted medical devices. 3. The structure and properties of biologic tissues and biocompatibility. 4. Specific implant applications will be addressed.