Omfattning: 5

Tidtabel: 09.09.2019 - 12.12.2019

Kontaktuppgifter till kursens personal (gäller denna kursomgång): 

emilia.peltola@aalto.fi

Undervisningsperiod (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II (Autumn 2018), I-II (Autumn 2019)

Lärandemål (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course you will be able to differentiate the biomaterials in
medicine and their central properties, understand the requirements set by the biomedical
applications, know biomaterial-tissue interactions and comprehend how to modify
biocompatibility.

Innehåll (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Metals, ceramics and polymers as biomaterials, tissue engineering,
requirements of biological environment, host reactions to biomaterials, surface properties
and their modifications, testing of biomaterials

Närmare beskrivning av kursens innehåll (gäller denna kursomgång): 

Course consists of individual and group work as well as of study discussions.

Study discussion themes:

Theme 1: Materials

Theme 2: Host response

Theme 3: Cell-Material interactions and tissue engineering

Theme 4: Degradative effects

Theme 5: Modification of biomaterials

Theme 6: Novel materials and regulation issues

An optional laboratory exercise "Modification of biocompatibility" is included on the course.



Metoder, arbetssätt och bedömningsgrunder (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Portfolio (100%)

Närmare information om bedömningsgrunderna och -metoderna och om hur den studerande kan ta del av bedömningen (gäller denna kursomgång): 

  • Learning diaries
  • Active participation to study discussions
  • Active participation to study circles


Arbetsmängd (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures 18h, laboratory work 6 h, independent work 110h

Studiematerial (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

An Introduction to Materials in Medicine, by B.D.Rattner, A.S.Hoffman,
F.J.Schoen and J.E.Lemons, 3rd edition, Elsevier Academic Press, Amsterdam (2013).

Ersättande prestationer (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

S-113.2210 Biomaterials Science

Kursens webbplats (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=ELEC-E8724

Förkunskaper (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

ELEC-C8722 Molecular and cell biology and ELEC-D8710 Principles of materials science are recommended

Bedömningsskala (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0-5

Tilläggsinformation (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

language class 3: English

Närmare information om tidtabellen (gäller denna kursomgång): 

pening session on 9.9.2018

Study discussions on Mondays (23.9., 7.10., 28.10., 11.11., 25.11. and 9.12.). Learing diary and group work
to be returned on Thursday prior to the study discussion.

Laboratory work during week 4.-8.11.

Beskrivning

Anmälning och tillläggsinformation