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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Biomaterials and Biotolerance

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2321079 ZK 3 2P+0C Czech
Lecturer:
Ladislav Cvrček (guarantor), Libor Beneš, Jan Krčil
Tutor:
Ladislav Cvrček (guarantor), Libor Beneš, Jan Krčil
Supervisor:
Department of Materials Engineering
Synopsis:

Biocompatibility, basic terms and definitions. Biometarials, survey, use in medicine. Properties and structure of materials and their relation with the living human system. Methods of assessment of structure and composition of materials. Mechanical properties of biomaterials : metals, ceramics, plastics, carbon, composites. Immune system, tests of biocompatibility, fundamentals of the bond of the living tissue with the material; sterilization. Morphology, roughness and tribological properties of surfaces of biomaterials; effect of chemical properties of the surfaces of biomaterials and corrosion resistance on biocompatibility. Surface treatment, creation and application of thin layers and coatings. Examples of the development of a biocompatible material for the shank of an endo replacementbioc, heart pump (TiN layer), preparation and properties of TiNi with plasma spray.

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Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomKN:A-420
Cvrček L.
16:00–17:30
(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Učebna KA420
Fri
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2021-04-15
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