Introduction to Biomaterials

Introduction to Biomaterials. Instructors: Prof. Bikramjit Basu and Prof. Kantesh Balani, Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, IIT Kanpur. This course provides an understanding of the fundamental concepts of biomaterials science. Topics covered in this course include Introduction to basic concepts of Biomaterials Science; Salient properties of important material classes; Property requirement of biomaterials; Concept of biocompatibility; Structure and properties of biological cells and tissues; cell-material interactions and foreign body response; Assessment of biocompatibility of biomaterials, in vitro biochemical assays; In vivo testing and histocompatibility assessment; Important biometallic alloys: Ti-based, stainless steels, Co-Cr-Mo alloys; Bioinert, Bioactive and bioresorbable ceramics; Processing and properties of different bioceramic materials with emphasize on hydroxyapatite; Microstructure and properties of glass-ceramics; Biodegradable polymers; Design concept of developing new materials for bio-implant applications. (from

Lecture 22 - Fracture and Toughening of Ceramic Composites

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Lecture 01 - Introduction to Basic Concepts of Biomaterials Science
Lecture 02 - Manufacturing and Properties of Metals, Ceramics, Polymers and Composites
Lecture 03 - Concept of Biocompatibility, Host Response, Structure Property of Biological Cell
Lecture 04 - Structure and Properties and Cells, Protein and Cellular Adaptation Process
Lecture 05 - Cell Communication
Lecture 06 - Cell Communication (cont.)
Lecture 07 - Cell Migration and Cell Division and Cell Death
Lecture 08 - Cell Differentiation and Cell Death
Lecture 09 - Cell Apoptosis
Lecture 10 - Cell Apoptosis (cont.)
Lecture 11 - Structures and Properties of Protein; Cell-Material Interaction
Lecture 12 - Assessment of Biocompatibility of Biomaterials
Lecture 13 - Biological Testing (Hemocompatibility, Tribological Testing)
Lecture 14 - Structure and Properties of Bone, In Vivo Testing
Lecture 15 - Important Biometallic Alloys
Lecture 16 - Ti Alloy
Lecture 17 - Co-Cr-Mo Alloys
Lecture 18 - Bioceramics
Lecture 19 - Processing of Bioceramics
Lecture 20 - Ceramics, Bioceramics and Glasses
Lecture 21 - Sintering and Mechanical Properties of Ceramics
Lecture 22 - Fracture and Toughening of Ceramic Composites
Lecture 23 - Development of Hydroxyapatite based Bioceramic Composites for Hard Tissue Replacement
Lecture 24 - Alternative Phosphate Material HAp-based Composites with Bactericidal Property and Glass Ceramics for Dental Restoration
Lecture 25 - Electrostatic Spraying of UHMWPE-HA-CNT Biocomposite
Lecture 26 - Thin Films and Coatings
Lecture 27 - Thermal Spray Coatings
Lecture 28 - Biocompatibility of Plasma Sprayed Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Hydroxyapatite Bioceramic Coating
Lecture 29 - Biocompatibility of Alumina and Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Hydroxyapatite
Lecture 30 - Glass-Ceramics for Dental Restoration Applications
Lecture 31 - Structure and Properties of Polymers
Lecture 32 - Biodegradable Polymers
Lecture 33 - Biodegradable Polymers (Types)
Lecture 34 - Mechanism of Bioerosion
Lecture 35 - External Field and Cell-Material Interaction
Lecture 36 - Tissue Engineering and Wound Healing
Lecture 37 - Understanding Design Concepts of Bioimplants
Lecture 38 - Understanding Design Concepts of Dental-Implants (Tooth Replacement)
Lecture 39 - Understanding Design Concepts of Orthopedic-Implants