Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5700522
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. CANER DURUCAN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Synthesis, processing and characterization of ceramics and ceramic-based systems for applications in biomedical use. Calcium phosphate chemistry, calcium phosphate cements, sol-gel chemistry, glass formation, glass-ceramics and bioglass. Bioinert ceramics, alumina, zirconia, carbon-based coatings. Selected applications of bioceramics in medical use.