IIT BHU Varanasi Syllabus Bio-ceramics


IIT BHU Varanasi Syllabus




Definition and scope of bio-materials.

Structure-property relationship of biological materials, structure-property

relationship of hard tissues cell, bone, teeth and connective tissues. Structure, properties and functional behaviour of


Tissues response to implants (bio-compatibility, wound healing process), body response to implants,

blood compatibility.


Classification of bio-ceramic materials for medical applications. Alumina and zirconia in surgical implants, bioactive

glasses and their clinical applications, A.W. machinable and phosphate glass ceramics.

Dense and porous hydroxyl apatite calcium phosphate ceramics, coatings and  resorbable ceramics. Characterization of bio-ceramics. Regulation of

medical devices.

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