ENGR 7025 Human Physiology and Biomedical Technologies
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 301210
Coordinator Gaetano Gargiulo Opens in new window
Description This unit aims to introduce a wide range of biomedical technologies and how they are used in medical practice. Topics will span from data acquisition technologies such as ECG, EEG, body plethysmography, to large imaging diagnostics such as CT scanner, PET scanner and bio-mechanical assisting devices often used for rehabilitation and support. The first part of this unit will include a module on human physiology and bio-mechanics. This module gives a basic understanding of the human body and introduces the scientific and medical terminology used for anatomy, physiology and biochemistry and bio-mechanics.
School Eng, Design & Built Env
Discipline Biomedical Engineering
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp
Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program
Computer skills; basic concepts of electronics i.e. amplifiers and filters; knowledge of signal theory
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Apply basic principles of human physiology to biomedical engineering.
- Apply the process of development of medical devices from inception to commercialization.
- Apply principles relating to the functioning of major biomedical technologies.
Biomedical technologies: Signals based devices i.e. ECG, EMG etc
Biomedical technologies: Imaging based devices i.e. MRI, X-rays etc
Principles of human physiology
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Professional Task||Submission 1 Part A: 20 questions; Submission 2 Part B: 3000 words||80||N||Individual|
- Becchetti, C & Neri, A 2013, Medical instrument design and development : from requirements to market placements, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, West Sussex.
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Subject Contact Gaetano Gargiulo Opens in new window