MECH 547 Mechanics of Biological Materials (3 credits)

Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

Mechanical Engineering : Mechanics of proteins (collagen, keratin), polysaccharides (cellulose, chitin), cells, skin, bone, teeth, seashells, insect and arthropod cuticles. Emphasis on microstructure-property-function relationships and on multiscale approach. State-of-the-art experimental and modelling techniques. Self-healing and adaptive biological materials.

Terms: Fall 2019

Instructors: Li, Jianyu (Fall)

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