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Unformatted text preview: BME121 QUANTITATIVE PHYSIOLOGY: ORGAN TRANSPORT SYSTEMS (Required for BME and BMEP) Catalog Data: BME121 Quantitative Physiology: Organ Transport Systems (Credit Units: 4) A quantitative and systems approach to understanding physiological systems. Systems covered include the cardiopulmonary, circulatory, and renal systems. Prerequisite: Mathematics 3D or equivalent, or consent of instructor. Same as CBEMS104. Concurrent with BME221, CBEMS204. (Design units: 1) Herman, Irving, Physics of the Human Body, 1st edition/2nd printing, 2008, Springer, ISBN# 978-3-540-29603-4 Textbook: References: Coordinator: Steven C. George Relationship to Program Outcomes: This course relates to the Program Outcomes for BME: a, c, e, f, g, h, i, j, and k as stated at: Course Outcomes / Performance Criteria: Students will: Describe and identify basic anatomical features of the pulmonary and cardiovascular systems (BME a) Describe both qualitatively and quantitatively the fundamental physiological functions of the pulmonary and cardiovascular systems (BME a) Perform fundamental mass balances as applied to physiological systems, and solve the resulting first and second order differential equations (BME a, k) Apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the pulmonary and cardiovascular systems together with basic engineering principles to design solutions to current medical problems (BME a, c, e, f, g, h, i, j, k) Prerequisites By Topic: Lecture Topics: Differential Equations Cardiac anatomy Mechanical analysis of heart Chambers, pressure flow relations Electrophysiological analysis of conduction in heart Circulatory anatomy Pressure flow relationships in arterial and venous trees Blood and blood substitutes Anatomy of the lungs Gas exchange properties of the lungs, quantitative description Mechanical properties of the lungs Respiratory Control Meets for 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion each week for 10 weeks. Class Schedule: Computer Usage: Word processing of written solutions to design problems, and basic spreadsheet calculations. Laboratory Projects: Professional Component: Contributes toward Biomedical Engineering Topics and Major Design experience. Design Content Description Approach: Small group discussion of open ended biomedical design problems (problem based learning). Written reports of design solution. (50%) Description of mathematical models which describe physiologic function and can be used in the design of solutions of pulmonary or cardiovascular problems. (50%) Lectures: 100% Laboratory Portion: 0% Grading Criteria: Weekly Homework: Written reports: Midterm exam: Final exam: 10% 25% 25% 40% 100% Estimated ABET Category Content: Mathematics and Basic Science: ___0 credit units or ___0% Engineering Science: ___3 credit units or ___75% Engineering Design: ___1 credit units or ___25% Prepared by: Steven C. George CEP Approved: Winter 2002 Date: July 2009 ...
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