2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
EGR 453 - Biomedical Materials
Study of the characteristics of materials used in medicine and dentistry and their interactions with living tissues. Topics may include biocompatibility, host responses, degradation of biomaterials in biological environments and their applications in artificial organs, implants, soft and hard tissue replacements, dentistry, drug delivery systems, medical equipment, etc. Crosslisted with EGR 553. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite: EGR 250. Admitted to interdisciplinary, mechanical, or product design and manufacturing engineering major.