May 26, 2019  
2012-2013 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
    
2012-2013 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BME 725 Biocomposites

Credits: (3-0) 3

This course focuses on composite materials applied to bioengineering. First part of the course introduces biocomposites for medical applications and biocompatibility. Second part focuses on mechanical design and manufacturing aspects of various fibrous polymer matrix composites in terms of: i) material selection, fabrication, and characterization, ii) mechanics of composite materials, iii) design with composite materials. Third part deals with ceramic or nano composites and their applications in biomedical engineering. Final part introduces various case studies such as dental, orthopedics, prosthetic socket, and external fixator applications.



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