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A hip joint must not fail under heavy loads for 20 years or more. Finally, the bulk physical properties impact other aspects of performance. The dialysis membrane has a specified permeability, the acetabular cup of the hip joint must have high lubricity, and the intraocular lens has transparency and refraction requirements. To meet these requirements, design principles are borrowed from physics, chemistry, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, and materials science. Industrial Involvement.
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