University Of Limerick

Device Design And Placement

ME4427

Iowa State Course Substitution

Principles of Artificial Intelligence

COM S 472

Course Info
International Credits:
6.0
Converted Credits:
3.5
Semester:
Country:
Ireland
Language:
English
Course Description:
Overview of medical engineering materials and their functional properties. Practical aspects of stress analysis and biomechanics in medical appliances and devices. Stability of design elements. Aspects of component life, cost and reliability. Review of the history of medical design device, Fatigue behaviour of medical devices. Wear and strength and mechanical testing of medical devices. Use of fatigue data, load and environment factors in design and selection. Use of standards. Current and novel Bio-materials applications including design of tissue engineered devices. Shelf-life and packaging design considerations. Corrosion protection. Safety and the work environment. Testing and certification. Medical device legislation and regulation. Clinical use of devices and design constraints. Case studies in design from Medical Device Industry.

Review

Evaluation Date:
September 9, 2014
Evaluated:
Christian Schwartz
Comments: