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Course Detail

Course Name Introduction to Biomaterials & Engineering
Course Code 24A1M213
Program B.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science (Medical Engineering)
Semester IV
Credits 3
Campus Coimbatore

Syllabus

Unit 1

Bonds and crystal structure; defects in crystalline solids; diffusion; solidification; phase diagram.

Unit 2

Strength of materials; plastic deformation; recrystallization; grain growth; fracture of materials.

Unit 3

Fatigue life and fatigue crack growth; creep; corrosion; structure and properties of polymers; analytical and testing, techniques.

Unit 4

Introduction to functional materials; structure and properties of biological materials; materials in biomedical applications and their stability.

Course Objectives and

Course Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of molecular bonds, crystal structures, and defects in biomaterials.
  • Understand diffusion, solidification, and phase diagrams in biomaterials processing.
  • Explore strength, plastic deformation, grain dynamics, and fracture in biomaterials.
  • Evaluate fatigue, crack growth, creep, and corrosion in the context of biomaterials.
  • Examine the structure, properties, and applications of polymers in biomaterials.

Course Outcomes:

After completing this course, students should be able to
CO1: Analyze biomaterials using molecular and crystal-level concepts.
CO2: Assess biomaterials’ mechanical behaviour, fracture mechanisms and processing factors affecting biomaterials.
CO3: Predict and manage fatigue, crack growth, creep, and corrosion in biomaterials.
CO4: Characterize polymers and assess their applications in biomaterials.
CO5: Delineate the principles of biomaterial stability.

CO-PO Mapping

PO PO1 PO2 PO3 PO4 PO5 PO6 PO7 PO8 PO9 PO10 PO11 PO12 PSO1 PSO2 PSO3
CO
CO1 2 3 3 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1
CO2 3 3 3 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1
CO3 3 3 3 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1
CO4 3 3 3 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1
CO5 3 3 3 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1

References

  1. An introduction to biomaterials engineering (biomedical engineering) by Jeffrey Hollinger, CRC Press, 2011.
  2. http://www.freeengineeringbooks.com/BioMedical/Biomaterials-Books.php
  3. http://www.issp.ac.ru/ebooks/books/open/Biomaterials_Science_and_Engineering.pdf

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