DoITPoMS

Optimisation of Materials Properties in Living Systems

This teaching and learning package discusses the uses of merit indices in conjunction with materials-selection maps focusing on biomaterials. The derivation of merit indices is discussed and biological examples are shown.

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You can also view and download the animations from this TLP at CORE-Materials
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First created: October 2005. Last updated: January 2008.