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Tissue Engineering and Material Characteristics

In this free online course, learn about the significance of Material Characterization in Tissue Engineering Applications

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This free online course discusses the applications of Hydrogels, Bioceramics and Scaffold Fabrication and the importance of characterizing the properties of materials in Tissue Engineering. You will learn about the process of facilitating self-assembly and the role of 3D Bioprinting in the fabrication of scaffolds. Further, the various types of Material Characterization techniques and their significance in Tissue Engineering, are also discussed.
  • Duration

    6-10 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Mobile Friendly

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course introduces you to the basics of Hydrogels in the context of Tissue Engineering and the various methods and materials required to prepare Hydrogels. The course then goes on to explain the various types of Bioceramics and the different techniques employed for preparing ceramics. This course is arranged systematically and presented clearly so you will easily be able to understand the given concepts.

Next, the course will cover the interactions that facilitate the Self Assembly process for Tissue Engineering Applications. The course then goes on to explain about the types and techniques of 3D Bioprinting and its role in the fabrication of scaffolds. The course emphasizes the significance of characterizing the materials and the different techniques used for characterizing Surface Properties. 

Finally, you will learn about the significance of Bulk Properties in orthopaedic implants, where the load-bearing applications are involved. The mechanism of determining the biocompatibility of materials are also discussed. Tissue Engineering and Material Characteristics is an informative course that will interest students of Biomedical Engineering, Researchers in Tissue Engineering or those who have an interest in these topics. Why wait? Sign up for this course and start learning today!

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:


  • Outline the role of Hydrogels in Tissue Engineering
  • Identify the various methods and materials required to prepare hydrogels
  • Discuss the applications of Bioceramics in Tissue Engineering
  • Explain the different techniques employed for preparing ceramics
  • Describe the various strategies used for fabricating scaffolds
  • Identify the process of facilitating self-assembly for Tissue Engineering applications
  • Explain the various types of techniques of 3D Bioprinting
  • Outline the need for characterizing the properties of materials
  • Explain the various types of Material Characterization techniques
  • Discuss the different techniques used for characterizing Surface Properties
  • Describe the significance of Bulk Properties in orthopaedic implants

Certification

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