05-MCM-2-W3M Functional Ceramics

Representative: Kurosch Rezwan

Content

Introduction to characteristic properties of functional ceramics.
Introduction to the development and engineering of advanced ceramic materials for applications in the areas of biomaterials engineering, environmental engineering, energy harvesting devices and aerospace.

Novel Processing and Shaping Routes
Bioceramics
Precursor derived Ceramics (Ceramers)
Advanced Composites

This is one of four elective modules with lectures generally presented in German and occasionally in English.

Learning Outcome

The students will be able to understand structure - property relationships of functional ceramics and their utilization.

Requirements

no special knowledge required except the contents of module 05M-MCM-1-P5 Materials Science.

Workload

180 hours / 6 CP
Bioceramics
• time for lectures and exercises (2 SWS x 14 weeks) 28 h
• time for preparation and post processing 38 h
• time for exams and preparation 24 h

Modification and Characterisation of Material Surfaces for Biotechnological Applications
• time for lectures and exercises (2 SWS x 14 weeks) 28 h
• time for preparation and post processing 38 h
• time for exams and preparation 24 h

Examination

module exam (one mark): oral exam

Literature

• Hench L. L., Wilson J., An Introduction to Bioceramics, World Scientific Publications ISBN 9-81-0214006
• Hunter R. J., Introduction to Modern Colloid Science, Oxford Science ISBN 0-19-855386-2
• Ratner B. D., Hoffmann A. S. et al, An Introduction to Materials in Medicine, Elsevier ISBN 0-12-582463-7
• Epple M., Biomaterialien und Biomineralisation, Teubner ISBN 3-519-00354-6 Saliterman S. S., Fundamentals of BioMEMS and Medical Microdevices, Wiley ISBN 0-8194-5977


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