ĶST534 Implant Coatings and Technology

Code ĶST534
Name Implant Coatings and Technology
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice; Courses of Free Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Materials Science
Faculty Department of General Chemical Engineering
Academic staff Kristīne Šalma-Ancāne, Rita Seržāne
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Implants coatings and purposes of their application. Glass, glass ceramics and polymer coatings on the metal and ceramic implants. Methods of coatings processing: powders firing, thermal, flame, plasma - spraying etc. Preparation of the implants surface before the covering of coating. Properties of coatings. The role of the interface implants-coating and coating - biological tissue. The biofunctionality of implant.The quality control of the implants coating..
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