Problems in Implantable Materials & Biological Response
BME 38300 / 1 Cr.
BME 38300 is a corequisite course to BME 38100, supplementing the basic science of BME 38100 with quantitative, analytical examples and problems related to fundamental engineering principles in implantable materials. Topics include: microstructure, phase transformation, processing and design issues related to major engineering materials used for implantation purposes.
Available Online: No
Credit by Exam: No
Laptop required: No
P: BME 24100 and CHEM-C 106. C: BME 38100.
Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction, 8th Ed. by W. D. Callister, Jr., (2009), John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 978-0-470-41997-7
To develop the engineering principles behind the microstructure-property-processing relationship in implantable materials.
After completion of this course, students are expected to:
- Better understand interactions between implantable biomaterials and tissues
- Know sample processing and testing techniques in major biomaterial categories
- Know how to select and use basic biomechanical tests to evaluate the properties of biomaterial
- Overview of implantable materials & their biological responses
- Analysis of interactions between implantable materials and tissue
- Applying in vitro and in vivo compatibility tests
- Applying fundamental engineering tools to characterize interactions between implants and tissue
Hands-on Experience and Quantitative Analysis
- Polymeric hydrogel biophysical properties
- Ceramic cement biophysical and mechanical properties
- Relationship of heat treatment and metal properties
- Estimation and verification of composite material properties
Additional Reading Materials
Tissue-Biomaterial Interactions, K.C. Dee, D.A. Puleo, R. Bizios. ISBN 0-471-25394-4. Printed handouts related to special topics will be provided.