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Unformatted text preview: EBME 306: Introduction to Biomaterials: Fall 2008 Course Description: Applications of biomaterials in different tissue and organ systems. Relationship between physical and chemical structure of materials and biological system response. Choosing, fabricating and modifying materials for specific biomedical applications. Course Outcomes: 1. Recognize how the core concept of structure-function relationship is used in designing and analyzing the behavior of biomaterials. (This helps fulfill ABET outcome c An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.) 2. Recognize that the variety of available polymers is used when taking a modular approach to the design, synthesis and behavior of biomaterials. (This also helps fulfill ABET outcome c.) 3. Gain an ability to identify and apply fundamental concepts of physiology, chemistry, mechanics, and materials science in the field of biomaterials engineering. (This helps fulfill ABET outcome a, An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.) Location: Schmitt 382 Auditorium (Biology Building) 4:00pm-4:50pm M-W-F Instructors: Prof. Steven J. Eppell (Course Coordinator) Office: 203 Wickenden Email: sje Phone: x4067 Office Hours: email for appointment Prof. Anirban Sen Gupta Office: 519 Wickenden Email: axs262 Phone: x4564 Office Hours: email for appointment Prof. Nicholas P. Ziats Office: Wolstein 5143 Email: npz Phone: x5176 Office Hours: email for appointment Teaching Assistants: Tianyi Krupka Christopher Heylman George Whitney Keith Jarmusik Textbook: Biomaterials: The Intersection of Biology and Materials Science 2008, J.S. Temenoff and A.G....
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