MIMB4 - Metallic Materials in Medicine

Course specification
Course titleMetallic Materials in Medicine
Study programmeMaterial Engineering
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    ConditionОблик условљености
    The goalStudents get knowledge on modern metallic medical materials and requirements for their application based on microstructure, non-toxicity, producibility, expenses etc.
    The outcomeThe goal fo this subject is to improve knowledge on modern metallic medical materials used in different branches of medicine
    Contents of lecturesMetallic materials in medicine and stomatology: Chemical composition, microstructure, production, allergies, toxicity aspects: stainless steels, nickel based alloys, titanium based alloys and cobalt based alloys, amalgams, noble metals, metal matrix composites. ; Medical devices and applications, needles, implants, tools, stents, orthopaedic applications, dental applications, wires etc.
    Contents of exercisesMicrostructure observations, mechanical testing and fractography
    1. ASM Handbook Volume 1: Properties and Selection: Irons, Steels, and High-Performance Alloys, ASM International, Metals Park, Ohio (1990)
    2. Asm Handbook: Volume 2: Properties and Selection : Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials ASM International, Metals Park, Ohio (1991)
    3. ISO Standard 5832 - Implants for surgery -- Metallic materials – Parts 1 - 14
    4. Interni materijal za ucenje
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    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingLectures and laboratory work
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lecturesTest paper60
    Practical lessonsOral examination