Course detail

Bioceramics materials and biocomposites

CEITEC VUT-DS202AAcad. year: 2022/2023

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

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Prerequisites

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Co-requisites

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Recommended optional programme components

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Literature

Rivaglioli A., Krajewski A.: Bioceramics, Chapman and Hall, London 1992
Mann S. a spol. (ed): Biomineralization, WCH, New York 1989
Fischman a spol. (ed): Bioceramics: Materials and Applications, Am. Ceram. Soc., Ohio 1994
Rieke P. C. a spol. (ed): Materials Synthesis Utilizing Biological Processes, MRS, Pittsburg 1990

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

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Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

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Language of instruction

English

Work placements

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Course curriculum

1. Physico-chemical properties and physiology of bones: nature and physiology of bones. Bone formation. Bone structure and composition.
2. General problems associated with the use of biomaterials: Fastening. Reaction of organism. Wear.
3. Compatibility between bioceramic and physiological environment
4. Biomaterials for surgical use: metals, polymers, ceramics and composites.
5. Structure of ceramics and glass, their formation and properties.
7. Bioinert ceramics: alumina and zirconia, their properties and bioapplications
8. Bioactive glass ceramics and calcium phosphates
9. Implant testing: Biocompatibility. Mechanical tests. Dimensional accuracy. Abrasion resistance. Strength. Chemical and biochemical corrosion. Thermal expansion.
10. Preparation of bioceramic bulk and layered materials.

Aims

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