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205

BMEG 205. Bioinstrumentation I. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:1
Introduction to analog and digital circuits with applications to medicine and biology. Corequisite: MATH 212. Prerequisite: MATH 202. Open to biomedical engineering majors only.

210

BMEG 210. Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:2
Introduction to the application of fluid mechanics, mass transfer, instrumentation, mechanics, and societal issues to biomedical problems. Hands-on laboratory experiences integrated with lecture. Prerequisites: MATH 201 and PHYS 211 or PHYS 211E. Open to biomedical engineering majors only.

220

BMEG 220. Introduction to Engineering Computing. .5 Credits.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:2,Other:1
Introduction to numerical methods and programming fundamentals. Problems drawn from mathematics, engineering, and biomedical engineering. Corequisite: MATH 212. Not open to students who have taken ENGR 211, ENGR 212, ENGR 214. Open to biomedical engineering majors only.

226

BMEG 226. Statistical Methods in Biomedical Engineering. .5 Credits.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:2,Other:1
Introduction to concepts in experimental design and data analysis with application to biomedical engineering, medicine, and biology. Prerequisite: MATH 201. Not open to students who have taken ENGR 215, MATH 216 or MATH 226. Open to biomedical engineering majors only.

250

BMEG 250. Fundamentals of Biomechanics. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:2
Introduction to the application of static and dynamic analyses to solve biomechanical problems. The course will introduce basic concepts of mechanics and kinetic analyses while tying these concepts to physiological loads and motion experienced by the body. Prerequisites: PHYS 211 and MATH 201. Not open to students who have taken ENGR 221, ENGR 229 or MECH 220. Open to biomedical engineering majors only.

300

BMEG 300. Biotransport I. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:2
First biotransport course focusing on the application of fluid mechanics principles to biological systems and medical devices. Properties of biological fluids, energy and momentum balances, frictional losses, pumps, porous media flows, computational modeling. Prerequisite: MATH 212. Not open to students who have taken CHEG 300, ENGR 222, or ENGR 233. Open to biomedical engineering majors only.

350

BMEG 350. Fundamental of Biomedical Signals and Systems. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:2
Time and frequency analysis, filter design and feedback control as applied to biomedical signals and systems. Prerequisites: BMEG 205 and MATH 212. Open to biomedical engineering majors only.

400

BMEG 400. Biotransport II. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:2
Second biotransport course focusing on the advanced application of fundamental heat and mass transport concepts to biological systems and medical devices. Conduction, convection, thermal properties of materials, mass diffusion, compartmental modeling. Prerequisite: BMEG 300. Open to biomedical engineering majors only. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

401

BMEG 401. Biomedical Engineering Capstone I. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:2
Senior design course emphasizing the biomedical engineering design process including problem identification and medical motivation, background research, medical regulations and ethics, design and project proposal presentation. Prerequisite: BMEG 408. Open to biomedical engineering majors only. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

402

BMEG 402. Biomedical Engineering Capstone II. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:2
Second semester of the biomedical engineering design sequence emphasizing fabrication, instrumentation, testing and evaluation, and final presentation of projects. Prerequisites: BMEG 401 and permission of the instructor. Open to biomedical engineering majors only.

408

BMEG 408. Medical Device Assessment and Development. .5 Credits.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:2
An examination of policies and procedures relating to medical device design and approval including medical device benchmarking, technical literature searching and reviewing, intellectual property, regulatory and professional issues, project planning and management, and individual and group work. Topics will be applied through the study of a currently marketed medical device. Prerequisites: BMEG 205 and permission of the instructor. Open to biomedical engineering majors only.

409

BMEG 409. Fabrication amd Experimental Design. .5 Credits.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:2,Other:1
A hands-on course focusing on skills relevant to biomedical engineers, such as computer-aided design and documentation, fabrication, materials, selection and biocompatibility. Cell culture and experimental design. Class will be a mixture of lectures and hands-on activities. Prerequisite: BMEG 226. Open to biomedical engineering majors only.

421

BMEG 421. Light-activated Therapy. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:4,Other:1
Introduction of biophotonics or the use of light to treat both oncologic and non-oncologic diseases. Analysis of critical transport phenomena related to drug distribution, laser-tissue interactions, and oxygen supply. Investigation of mechanisms of photodynamic action. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

431

BMEG 431. Biomimetic Materials. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:4,Other:1
Introduction to topics in biomimetics, studying nature as an inspiration for engineering design. Topics include relation- ships between microstructure and physical properties of natural materials and tissue engineering approaches to biomaterials design. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

441

BMEG 441. Neural Signals and Systems. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:4,Other:1
Introduction to neural systems and signaling. Topics include neural physiology, models of action potential generation and synapse dynamics, neural networks and techniques of neural waveform analysis. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Crosslisted as ELEC 411.

451

BMEG 451. Biomechanics and Injury Prevention. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:4,Other:1
Survey course for field of biomechanics and research for injury prevention (lowering risk and/or severity). Mixture of lectures, labs, and projects. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

452

BMEG 452. Human Factors. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:1
Introduction to human factors and occupational biomechanics. Topics include: work-related musculoskeletal disorders, hand tool design, anthropometry, low back biomechanics. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

461

BMEG 461. Brain, Mind and Culture. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:1
The goal of this course is to use the tools of biomedical technologies, network and game theory to address enduring cultural questions. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

465

BMEG 465. Biomedical Modeling. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:1
Application of computational models to understanding normal and pathological biological function and to the design of diagnostic tools and therapeutic interventions. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

471

BMEG 471. Advanced Topics in Biomedical Engineering. 1 Credit.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:4; Repeatable
Advanced, in-depth course developed from areas of biomedical engineering. Topics will vary. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

472

BMEG 472. Advanced Topics in Biomedical Engineering. 1 Credit.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:3,Other:1; Repeatable
Advanced, in-depth course developed from areas of biomedical engineering. Topics will vary. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

480

BMEG 480. Biomedical Engineering Project. .5 Credits.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:1,Other:5; Repeatable
Individual work with a faculty adviser on development, design, or research project beginning with a written plan and culminating with a written or oral presentation. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

481

BMEG 481. Biomedical Engineering Project. .5 Credits.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:1,Other:5; Repeatable
Individual work with a faculty adviser on development, design, or research project beginning with a written plan and culminating with a written or oral presentation. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

490

BMEG 490. Biomedical Engineering Research. 1 Credit.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:1,Other:10; Repeatable
Independent study with a faculty adviser on a research or design project. Submit a proposal for group review, conduct the work, and culminate with a written report and an oral presentation before a faculty group. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

491

BMEG 491. Biomedical Engineering Research. 1 Credit.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:1,Other:10; Repeatable
Independent study with a faculty adviser on a research or design project. Submit a project proposal for group review, conduct the work, and culminate with a written report and an oral presentation before a faculty group. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

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