Learning outcomes:

Students should be able to:
• Analyze and compare physical and mechanical properties of different types of biomaterials;
• Formulate the terms of material biocompatibility and bio-functionality from the point of view of the safe use in the human body;
• Differentiate various biomaterials with regards to their properties and possible applications in medicine;
• Understand the appropriate factors influencing the physical and mechanical properties of biomaterials as well as the mutual interaction between implant and host tissues;