ENGR4510-A Introduction To Biomaterials    (Fall 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
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Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/25/2014 - 12/13/2014)

Days: T

Time: 06:00 - 08:50 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 231

Seats Available: 9 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to biomaterials, both synthetic and natural, that are implanted in the human body or employed in a medical device for the purposes of promoting improved human health. The course covers the synthesis, characterization, properties and applications of clinically significant biomaterials and discusses regulatory issues (legal, safety, reliability, biocompatibility, and ethics) concerning the use of biomaterials.

Prerequisites: ENGR1610, ENGR2180, and ENGR3510 or Concurrent

About The Instructor

Rika W. Carlsen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering

Coordinator, SEMS Outreach

412-397-3531 phone
412-397-2593 fax
John Jay 222