Biomaterial and Biomechanical Manufacturing Technology

MET 4340 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Offers an overview of types and properties of metals, polymers, and ceramics used to interact with biological systems and in medical devices. Studies biocompatibility and selection techniques and factors of biomaterials within expected scales of applicability. Covers various interaction phenomena, surface properties, materials behavior, and tissue response to biomaterials. The remaining portion of this course builds upon students’ knowledge and practice of the principles of mechanics (statics and dynamics) and structural analysis and applies those principles to study musculoskeletal mechanics, kinesiology, ergonomics, implant medicine, sports, and injury and medical rehabilitation, which set the basis for design and manufacturing of mechanical implants and prosthetics.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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