In Class Demonstrations: Knee, HIp, Dental, Cardio 
In Class Demonstrations: Knee, HIp, Dental, Cardio
by UC Berkeley / Lisa Pruitt
Video Lecture 19 of 27
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Date Added: September 15, 2008

Lecture Description

(Mar 23rd) In this video lecture, Prof. Lisa Pruitt discusses Knee, HIp, Dental and Cardio through some class demonstrations.

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Course Description

This course of UC Berkeley - Bio Engineering/ME C117: Structural Aspects of Biomaterials - provides an overview of medical devices, FDA regulatory issues, biocompatibility and sterilization technology. It examines biomechanical properties: isotropy/anisotropy, stiffness, bending stresses, contact stresses, multiaxial loading, plasticity, fatigue, fracture, wear, corrosion, design issues. Also covered: Orthopedics, Dental, Cardiovascular, and Soft Tissue Reconstruction.Professor Pruitt's current research is focused on fatigue and fracture micromechanisms, cyclic damage zones, and evolution of structure due to cyclic loading and environment in advanced polymers and biomaterials.


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