Contents: Additional data on biological, biomedical and bio-derived materials, as well as properties such as sterilizability, biocompatibility, and MRI safety.
Applicable to: Courses in Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering with a Bio specialty, at all levels.
- Understand classes of materials, their properties, and the underlying reasons for those properties.
- Understand the biocompatibility of manmade materials and the properties of biological materials.
- Understand rational selection of materials and processes using constraints and objectives.
- Awareness of natural and bio-derived materials and the opportunities for biomimicry.