publication . Other literature type . Thesis . 2017

Magnesium alloys for temporary implant applications: stress corrosion cracking and biocompatible coating

Choudhary, Lokesh Kumar;
  • Published: 08 Feb 2017
  • Publisher: Monash University
Magnesium (Mg) alloys have emerged as potential candidate materials for construction of biodegradable temporary implant devices particularly due to advantages of favourable mechanical properties, biodegradability and biocompatibility. However, the poor corrosion resistance of Mg alloys in the physiological environment presents a major challenge to their use as biodegradable temporary implants. Furthermore, complex interaction of mechanical loading and aggressive physiological environment may often pose a considerable risk of premature failure of implant devices before expected service life due to the phenomenon of environmentally assisted cracking, i.e. stress c...
Medical Subject Headings: equipment and suppliestechnology, industry, and agriculture
free text keywords: Uncategorized, ethesis-20130603-153644, open access and full embargo, 1959.1/877758, thesis(doctorate), stress corrosion cracking, coating, monash:119941, magnesium alloys, temporary implants, 2013, fractography
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