1 x 2-hour lecture weekly 1 x 50-minute tutorial weekly 1 x 2-hour project work weekly
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ENGR4702 has been successfully completed
This topic discusses: Polymers for use in the body. Biomedical composites: constituents; physical properties. Problems; fracture; fatigue failure, wear. Biocompatibility. Applications of biomaterials. Artificial components in the body.
This topic introduces students to the use of biomaterials to replace and augment naturally occurring tissues within the human body.
Expected learning outcomes
At the completion of the topic, students are expected to be able to:
Understand the material properties of natural tissues
Understand the problems associated with use of artificial materials within the human body
Be aware of the uses to which biomaterials are put within the body
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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