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New York University Tandon School of Engineering    
 
    
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda)
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BE-GY 6753 Orthopaedic Biomechanics and Biomaterials

3 Credits
The course provides fundamental knowledge of the relevant background science, theory, practice and materials required to provide modern orthopedic and trauma care. Students learn about biomaterials used in orthopedics and how materials engineering has made them increasingly sophisticated. The course covers important clinical applications as well as fundamental concepts in biomechanics of bone and other tissues; materials used; wear and corrosion during use; dental implants; joint-replacement devices; stress-strain analysis, beam theory; introduction to finite element analysis design for prosthesis; and more.

Prerequisite(s): Calculus with ordinary diff. eq. and BE-GY 6703 Calculus with ordinary diff. eq. and BE-GY 6703 .
Weekly Lecture Hours: 3 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0



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