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Biotribologi (2011)

Published: 3 May 2011

After completing this course, students should understand the following fundamental aspects:

    * Synovial joints
    * Biolubrication, wear and friction with non-Newtonian lubricants
    * The characteristics of human bone and cartilage
    * Requirements for stress bearing implants material
    * Wear particle characterisation
    * Bio-tribo-corrosion
    * Total disk replacement and the biomechanics of the spine
    * Functional surfaces and surface characterisation (dental implants)
    * General orthopaedics of bio-tribology