Academic Catalog

METE489 SPECIAL TOPICS: BIOMATERIALS

Course Code: 5700489
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5700201 | 5700202
Set 2: 5700227 | 5700228
Set 3: 5700220
Set 4: 5700222
Set 5: 5700225
Set 6: 5700230
One of the sets above should be completed before taking METE489 SPECIAL TOPICS: BIOMATERIALS .

Course Content

History of biomaterials, basic biological principles for engineers, light microscopy techniques, metallic, ceramic, polymeric and composite biomaterials, mechanical and surface characterization of biomaterials, corrosion, mechanical properties of implants, 3D printing of implants, quality control and regulatory issues in biomaterials, statistics for biomaterial scientists.