Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Medical Alloys and Coatings MTM 554 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi EKREM ALTUNCU
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Course Objective
Course Content Physical, chemical, biological properties of the medical metallic based alloys (Ti, CoCrMo, paslanmaz çelik), classification of biometals and their’s applications as implant. Medical coating (as polymeric, bioceramic, metallic) compositions, deposition methods. Tissue-implant surface and interface reactions, biocompatibility test and evaluation of the biological properties. Selection criterias of biomedical alloys and suitable medical coatings.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Descripe to biomedical alloy and classifications Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam,
2 Determine to between tissue and alloys interaction Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Oral Exam,
3 Evaluation to Bicompatibility tests Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Oral Exam,
4 Selection to medical alloy and coating Lecture, Testing, Oral Exam,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Medical alloys (metallic, ceramic, polymeric, composite),materials in medical applications.
2 Basic physical , chemical and requirements of medical alloys
3 Classification of medical alloys (Ti alloys, CoCr Mo alloys, stainless steel alloys
4 Material and alloy comparison in orthopedic
5 Corrosion properties (galvanostatic, polarization, chemical analysis
6 Dental alloys (amalgam)
7 Medical coating applications (Hyroxy apatite, TiO2, Al2O3, ZrO2 etc.)
8 Thermal spraying in medical applications
9 Anodizing applications
10 Sol-gel coatings, (bio ceramic, bio glass coatings)
11 Biocompatibility test
12 İn vivo tests
13 İn vitro tests
14 Toxicity tests
Course Notes 1. The biomedical engineering handbook, JD. Bronzino, CRC 2000.<br>2. Biocompatibility of dental materials, G. Schmalz, Springer, 2009.<br>3. Biological Perfomance of Materials: Fundamentals of Biocompatibility, J.Black, MD, 1999.<br>4. Biomaterials science and engineering, John bu Park, 1984.<br>5. Titanium in medicine, DM. Brunette, Springer, 2001.<br>6. Biological and biomaterials coating handbook, S.Zang, CRC, 2011.<br>7. An introduction to bioceramics, LH. Hench, 1999.<br>8. Handbook of biopolymers and biodegradable plastic materials
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 ability to access wide and deep information with scientific researches in the field of Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study X
2 ability to complete and implement “limited or incomplete data” by using the scientific methods. X
3 ability to consolidate engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them X
4 ability to develop new and original ideas and method(s), to develop new innovative solutions at design of system, component or process X
5 gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to engineering
6 ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process X
7 gain high level ability to define the required information and data
8 ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to take responsibility to define approaches for complex situations
9 systematic and clear verbal or written transfer of the process and results of studies at national and international environments X
10 aware of social, scientific and ethical values guarding adequacy at all professional activities and at the stage of data collection, interpretation, and announcement X
11 aware of new and developing application of profession and ability to analyze and study on those applications
12 ability to interpret engineering application’s social and environmental dimensions and it’s compliance with the social environment
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Assignment 1 72 72
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 148
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.92
dersAKTSKredisi 6