Any TCCN equivalents are indicated in square brackets [ ].
BIOE 1100: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
Cr. 1. (1-0). Prerequisite: Biomedical Engineering major. Key topics in biomedical engineering, including lectures from professors, engineers, and physicians active in the field and off-campus visits to biomedical engineering devices.
BIOE 1440: Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering
Cr. 4. (3-3). Prerequisite: biomedical engineering major. Corequisites: MATH 1431 and CHEM 1331/1111. Basic chemical, molecular, and physiological principles; biomedical engineering sub-specialties including emerging technologies; labs will offer opportunities to apply lecture materials; includes off-campus tours.
BIOE 2150: Biosensors I
Cr. 1. (0-2). Prerequisites: BIOE 1100 or ENGI 1100; and CHEM 1332, 1112, ECE 1331, and MATH 1432. Analysis of overall biosensor design and operation; man/machine measurement interfaces; and data measurement issues such as repeatability and noise.
BIOE 2350: Continuum Biomechanics
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: BIOE 1100 or ENGI 1100, BIOL 1362, BIOL 1162, MATH 2433, and PHYS 1322 and credit for or registration in MATH 3321. Application of solid mechanics and fluid mechanics to biological systems.
BIOE 3340: Quantitative Physiology
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: BIOE 2350, CHEM 3331, 3221, MATH 3321, and credit for or concurrent enrollment in CHEE 2331, ECE 2300 and 2100. Engineering principles of the circulatory, respiratory, nervous, and gastric systems.
BIOE 3350: Biosensors II
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: BIOE 2150, 3440, CHEE 2331, and ECE 2300 and 2100. Biosensor data generation methods, data manipulation techniques, and health information synthesis processes.
BIOE 3366: Introduction to Digital Signal Processing
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: ECE 3337. Credit may not be received for more than one of BIOE 3366 and ECE 3366. Discrete-time signals and systems, discrete Fourier methods, sampling, z-transform, modulation, synthesis of discrete-time filters using digital signal processors. Examples will be taken from bioelectrical signals.
BIOE 3440: Biothermodynamics and Biofluids
Cr. 4. (4-0). Prerequisites: BIOE 2350, 3340, CHEE 2331, ECE 2300 and 2100. Biological thermodynamic systems; heat and work; properties of pure substances; and first, second, and third thermodynamic laws. Hydrostatics: ideal, laminar, and turbulent flows.
BIOE 4323: Fundamentals of Tissue Engineering
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: CHEE 3363 or MECE 3363 or BIOE 3440 and MATH 3321. Credit may not be received for more than one of BIOE 4323, CHEE 5395, or MECE 5323. Fundamental concepts in tissue engineering and cell biology including structure, function, and replication.
BIOE 4324: Advanced Continuum Biomechanics
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: credit for or concurrent enrollment in BIOE 3440 or MECE 3363 or permission of instructor. Application of nonlinear elasticity and viscoelasticity to biological tissues including bone, skeletal muscle, blood vessels, and the heart. Credit may not be received for more than one of BIOE 4324 and MECE 5324.
BIOE 4325: Application of Engineering Principles Applied to Biological Systems
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: BIOE 3440 or equivalent. Credit may not be received for more than one of BIOE 4325 and MECE 5325. Analysis and mechanics of biological systems with emphasis on the structure, function, and material relationships of the cardiovascular system.
BIOE 4366: Biomolecular Engineering Fundamentals
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: BIOE 3440 or CHEE 3466 and credit for or concurrent enrollment in BIOE 4555. Analysis and design fundamentals for biochemical processes: introductory biochemistry, microbiology, biological kinetics, reactor design, transport phenomena; applications of enzymes and single and mixed microbial populations.
BIOE 4389: Transport Phenomena in Physiological Systems
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: BIOE 3440. Fundamental aspects of systems physiology and other life science principles with quantitative analysis of transport phenomena and chemical reactions in cells, organs and the whole body. Credit may not be received for more than one of BIOE 4389 and CHEE 5389.
BIOE 4393: Cellular and Biological Transport Phenomena
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: BIOE 3440. Basic cell biology and biophysical chemistry principles related to quantitative analysis of transport phenomena and chemical reactions.
BIOE 4455: Bioanalytics
Cr. 4. (3-3). Prerequisites: BIOE 3350, BIOE 3440, BCHS 3304 and ENGI 2304. Common bioanalytical lab practices: ELISA, fluorescence assays, chromatography, and genomic techniques.
BIOE 4458: Bioinstrumentation
Cr. 4. (3-3). Prerequisites: ECE 3337 and ECE 3455. Credit may not be received for more than one of BIOE 4458 and ECE 4458. BJT review; FETs; differential amplifiers; Op amp non-ideal characteristics; electrical safety; ECG, EMG, and EEG. Signal conditioning, bioelectrodes, electrical conduction in nerve cells, noise reduction, transducers, and imaging.
BIOE 5312: Computational Fluid Dynamics
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: BIOE 3440 and permission of instructor. Finite-difference and finite-volume methods for solving fluid flow model PDEs. Concepts of consistency, stability, and convergence; Solution of large-scale linear equation systems. Credit may not be received for more than one of BIOE 4312 and MECE 5312.
BIOE 5369: Computational Fluid Dynamics II
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: BIOE 4312 or equivalent, MATH 3363 or equivalent, or consent of instructor. Credit may not be received for both BIOE 5369 and MECE 5369. Mathematics, numerical analysis, and theoretical foundations for Computational Fluid Dynamics.
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