Sep 22, 2019  
2012-2013 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
2012-2013 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BME 601 Biomaterials

Credits: (3-0) 3

This course will provide students with an overview of the field of biomaterials with the knowledge necessary to conduct biomedical product development and/or biomaterials research. The first portion of the course will provide an introduction to the major classes of materials used in medical devices including metals, polymers, ceramics, composites, and natural materials. Topics covered will include material properties, material processing, testing, corrosion, biocompatibility, tissue responses, etc. The second portion of the course will cover specific biomaterial applications such as dental, orthopedic, cardiovascular, drug delivery, and tissue engineering. The topics of implant cleanliness and sterilization methods will also be discussed. In addition, the topic of national and international governmental regulations and requirements will be reviewed including examples of investigative devices exemptions and 510k submissions.

Notes: This course is cross listed with MET 601 .

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