Materials Science for Biomedical Engineering
Syllabus, Bachelor's level, 1TE758
- Education cycle
- First cycle
- Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
- Technology G1N
- Grading system
- Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
- Finalised by
- The Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 4 March 2021
- Responsible department
- Department of Materials Science and Engineering
General entry requirements and Physics 2, Chemistry 1, Mathematics 3c/Mathematics D
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- explain the basic relationship between structure and properties of all classes of materials,
- make qualitative comparisons between materials,
- account for different test methods of materials,
- account for requirements placed on implantable materials,
- describe most commonly used polymers, ceramics and metals as biomaterials.
Materials structure and deformation mechanisms. Relationship between atomic bonds, microstructure and macroscopic properties. . Materials testing. Properties of technical materials within all material classes. Materials for replacement or repair of human organs.
Lectures, lessons, laboratory work and supervision of project assignments.
Written exam (3 credits). Oral and written presentation of laboratory work and project assignments (2 credits).
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.