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,
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