Biomaterials and Medical Tribology
Research and DevelopmentEdited by
- J Paulo Davim
Hardbound, 152 Pages
Published: July 2013
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
This book is an essential reference for materials scientists, engineers, and researchers in the field of medical tribology. The title also provides an overview for academics and clinicians in this area., AZoM
- Nanoparticles for biomedical applications: Current status, trends and future challenges; Synergism effects during friction and fretting corrosion experiments - focusing on biomaterials used as orthopedic implants; Application of biomedical-grade titanium alloys in trabecular bone and artificial joints; Fatigue strengthening of an orthopedic Ti6Al4V alloy: What is the potential of a final shot peening process? Wear determination on retrieved metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty: An example of extreme wear; Natural articular joints: Model of lamellar-rollerbearing lubrication and the nature of the cartilage surface; Importance of bearing porosity in engineering and natural lubrication; Tribological characterization of human tooth enamel; Liposome-based carrier systems and devices used for pulmonary drug delivery.