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Organization
2013/2014 Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering Master Biomedical Engineering
BM1108
Physiology and Engineering
ECTS: 3
Responsible Instructor
Name E-mail
Prof.dr. J. Dankelman    J.Dankelman@tudelft.nl
Instructor
Name E-mail
A.C.P. Geudon    A.C.P.Geudon-1@tudelft.nl
Ir. K.R. Henken    K.R.Henken@tudelft.nl
Contact Hours / Week x/x/x/x
0/0/0/2
Education Period
4
Start Education
4
Exam Period
none
Course Language
English
Course Contents
Physiology and Engineering consists of two parts.
1. A number of excursions.
2. A research project, in which the students work in groups to evaluate a medical device that measures or supports a body function. The students will present their work in a lecture.
Knowledge on the course content of WB2408: Anatomy and Physiology is advised.
Study Goals
The student must be able to:
Understand the physiological mechanisms in the human body.
Understand the engineering principles of medical devices.
Analyse the similarities and differences between the medical device and the physiological system.
Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of the medical device.
Search and understand relevant scientific literature about the medical device.
Translate the acquired knowledge to a lecture.
Show critical thinking.
Education Method
1 time per week 2 lectures of 45 minutes
Literature and Study Materials
Course material:
E.N. Marieb
Human Anatomy & Physiology: :International Edition/Interactive Physiology 10-System Suite CD-ROM (component)/Brief Atlas of the Human Body, A (ValuePack Only)
9th edition
Pearson
ISBN-10: 1447926005 ISBN-13: 9781447926009
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Lecture notes on blackboard
Books
Course material:
E.N. Marieb
Human Anatomy & Physiology: :International Edition/Interactive Physiology 10-System Suite CD-ROM (component)/Brief Atlas of the Human Body, A (ValuePack Only)
9th edition
Pearson
ISBN-10: 1447926005 ISBN-13: 9781447926009
Prerequisites
Knowledge on the course content of BM1107: Anatomy and Physiology is advised
Assessment
Attendance to excursions and lectures.
Presentation/lecture/report about medical devices.
Department
3mE Department Biomechanical Engineering