Bioceramics: For Materials Science and Engineering - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081022337

Bioceramics: For Materials Science and Engineering

1st Edition

Authors: Saad B. H. Farid
Paperback ISBN: 9780081022337
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st September 2018
Page Count: 220
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Table of Contents

1. Overview

2. Structure, Microstructure, and Properties of Bioceramics

3. Osteoinduction, osteoconduction and osseointegration

4. Orthopaedics and Dental Applications

5. Hard Tissue Engineering Applications

6. Recent Research Trends


Bioceramics: For Materials Science and Engineering provides a great working knowledge on the field of biomaterials, including the interaction of biomaterials with their biological surroundings. The book discussees the biomedical applications of materials, the standpoint of biomedical professionals, and a real-world assessment of the academic research in the field. It addresses the types of bioceramics currently available, their structure and fundamental properties, and their most important applications. Users will find this to be the only book to cover all these aspects.

Key Features

  • Acts as the only introductory reference on bioceramics that covers both the theoretical basics and advanced applications
  • Includes an overview of the key applications of bioceramics in orthopedics, dentistry and tissue engineering
  • Uses case studies to build understanding and enable innovation


Early-career biomaterials scientists and engineers; engineering researchers; graduate students


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About the Authors

Saad B. H. Farid Author

Saad B. H. Farid is Professor at the Department of Materials Engineering, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq. He contributors to the update and the development of the curriculums within the subjects of Materials Selection, Ceramics and Glasses, Engineering Ceramics and Bioceramics. He is the leader of the PhD course on Advanced Materials Characterization, Dielectric Ceramics, and Advanced Ceramics (Including Bioceramics).

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq