Biomedical Materials

Module description

  • Module Goals

Students should acquire knowledge and understanding of the general terminology used in biomedical materials science and the types and properties of the most important materials used in manufacturing bio-prostheses.

  • Assessment Methods

40%: Class activity.

60%: End-of-term exam.

  • Module Syllabus

Properties and types (plastic, metallic, and ceramic materials) of biomedical materials - mechanism of implanting functional biomaterials into the human body - interaction between medical materials and biological tissue - rehabilitation and special biological measurements - nanomaterials and their medical applications - development of the use and manufacturing of biomedical materials.

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