Bioscience and Bioengineering of Titanium Materials


  • Yoshiki Oshida, Professor Emeritus, School of Dentistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA Research Professor, College of Engineering, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA Adjunct Professor, School of Dentistry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

The second edition of Bioscience and Bioengineering of Titanium Materials is an essential resource for anyone researching titanium in its fundamental aspects and in medical/dental applications. The book organizes and processes the findings from over 2,000 published articles and studies into a coherent and easily accessible volume, deftly weaving together older and newer technologies to give a clear overview. Bridging the gap between medical/dental and engineering/technology areas, the book covers material classification, fabrication and modification, as well as applications and biological reactions to titanium implants.

The author, with extensive work in academics and industry, helps medical practitioners and students answer many practical questions, including: What is titanium? What type of titanium materials should I use in this case? How can I fabricate my design using titanium? Are there any alternative materials or methods? In the second edition, macro-, micro-, and nano-texturing of titanium surfaces, tissue engineering-related materials including scaffolds, and functionally graded materials and structures are extensively included and analyzed.

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Materials scientists, students, and engineers working in biomaterials research and applications.


Book information

  • Published: December 2012
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-62625-7


"Oshida…reviews published research in engineering and in medicine and dentistry, notes differences and similarities, and fills in the gaps when possible based on his 20 years of experience in each field…topics are chemical and electrochemical reactions; oxidation and oxides; mechanical and tribological behaviors; biological reactions; implant-related biological reactions; implant applications; other applications; fabrication technologies; surface modifications; and advanced materials, technologies, and processes."--Reference & Research Book News, December 2013

Table of Contents

Preface for the Second Edition
CHAPTER 1:Introduction      
CHAPTER 2:Materials Classification   
CHAPTER 3 Chemical and Electrochemical Reactions
CHAPTER 4:Oxidation and Oxides 
CHAPTER 5: Mechanical and Tribological Behaviors 
CHAPTER 6: Biological Reaction 
CHAPTER 7: Implant-Related Biological Reaction
CHAPTER 8: Implant Application 
CHAPTER 9: Other Applications 
CHAPTER 10: Fabrication Technologies  
CHAPTER 11: Surface Modifications  
CHAPTER 12: Advanced Materials, Technologies and Processes