problem 1)(a) (i) Differentiate between 316 SS and 316L Stainless steel.
(ii) Discuss two unusual properties which TiNi alloys exhibit.
(b) Discuss any two types of non-absorbable bioceramic.
(c) Illustrate with exs any two different techniques used in polymerization.
problem 2)(a) What are the factors which govern the properties of composites? describe.
(b) Discuss the effect of structural modifications and temperature on the properties of polymers.
(c) What is freeze drying? describe the steps in the isolation and purification of fibrillar collagen.
problem 3)(a) List the requirements for biomaterials when used in long term implants.
(b) Mention the types of soft tissue implants and list the biomaterials used in different components of the heart valve prosthesis.
(c) describe the failure modes, failure locations and the reason for failure of the internal fixation devices.
problem 4)(a) describe in detail about artificial beta cell.
(b) What can be the sources of functional hepatocytes?
(c) Illustrate about insulin therapy.
problem 5)(a) What are the types of hepatic failures? describe in detail.
(b) prepare about mass transfer in dialysis.
(c) What are the two main forms of diabetes?
problem 6)(a) Describe about kidney disease.
(b) As a liver support system, how are cross-dialysis and plasmapheresis done?
(c) What is hemofiltration? describe it in detail.