Chapter 10. Functionally Graded All Ceramic HIP Joint

  1. Bikramjit Basu2,
  2. Dhirendra S. Katti3 and
  3. Ashok Kumar3
  1. Omer Van der Biest,
  2. Guy Anné,
  3. Kim Vanmeensel and
  4. Jef Vleugels

Published Online: 6 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470891315.ch10

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

How to Cite

Van der Biest, O., Anné, G., Vanmeensel, K. and Vleugels, J. (2009) Functionally Graded All Ceramic HIP Joint, in Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications (eds B. Basu, D. S. Katti and A. Kumar), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470891315.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, UP, India

  2. 3

    Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, UP, India

Author Information

  1. Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kasteelpark ARENBERG nr 44, B-3001 HEVERLEE-LEUVEN, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470193402

Online ISBN: 9780470891315

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Keywords:

  • functionally graded all ceramic hip joint;
  • ceramics for total hip joint replacement - alumina, zirconia;
  • electrophoretic deposition - shaping technique for FGM biomaterials

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Introduction Materials for Hip Implants

  • Ceramics for Total Hip Joint Replacement

  • Electrophoretic Deposition As a Shaping Technique for FGM Biomaterials

  • EPD of FGM Discs

  • Ball-Heads and Cup Inserts Made by EPD

  • Sintering and Microstructural Evaluation

  • Conclusions

  • Future Perspectives

  • Acknowledgments

  • References