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Module Detailed Information for [BN5201]
Academic Year : 2018/2019 Semester : 2
Correct as at 12 Dec 2018 05:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
BN5201 IVLE LumiNUS
Module Title : Advanced Biomaterials
Module Description : Major controversial issues in the application of biomaterials to medical problems will be covered. Fundamental structure-property relationships and issues such as wear and structural integrity will be addressed. Subjects considered include introduction to biomaterials, host-tissue response, blood compatibility, control drug release polymers, bioadhesion, contact lenses, polyurethanes, biodegradation, protein adsorption, corrosion, orthopedic and cardiovascular implants, stress shielding, materials selection in artificial organs and medical device regulation. Format will utilise case studies, special invited lectures, discussion, literature research and problem solving.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 07-05-2019 PM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : Basic materials science and engineering.
Preclusion : Nil
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 4-2-0-2-2
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTUESDAY9001200E3-06-02,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.





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