Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Course Code:

504

Semester:

Undergraduate Courses

Specialization Category:

Semester 5 ( ΜΕΥ )

Course Hours:

6

ECTS:

6

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the fields of biomaterials and tissue engineering, historical review
  • Physicochemical properties and structure
  • Crystal structures and crystal defects
  • Mechanical properties and stress/strain curves
  • Physical and chemical properties of biomaterials
  • Surface characterization methods
  • Cells and tissues, features and methods of reproduction
  • Metallic biomaterials, properties and applications
  • Ceramic biomaterials, properties and applications
  • Polymeric biomaterials, properties and applications