Course Description

This course presents the following topics: elementary solid mechanics; aspects of material science applied to metals, polymers, ceramics, and biological tissues; tissue reactions to artificial materials; pathohistology; and inflammatory and immune responses. The course is completed by a survey of artificial materials and devices in clinical use, emphasizing vascular and orthopedic prostheses. A literature review and oral presentation covering a current device is assigned.Recommendations: ME 25 or permission of instructor.

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Section Title
Th, T
1:30PM to 2:45PM
Jan 16, 2020 to Apr 23, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Medford/Somerville Campus
Instruction Method
On Campus  
Available for Credit
3 credit(s)
Section Notes

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript – Bachelor’s Degree, or progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree + 3.0 GPA.

Instructor Approval: Required; Please email Briana Bouchard (Briana.Bouchard@tufts.edu) to request permission to enroll. We typically recommend including a resume, your educational history, and 2-3 sentences as to why you are interested in taking the course. You may register for this course before receiving approval, but your enrollment will not be confirmed until approval is received.

Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply.

Refund Policy: Course Policy 1

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