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Biomedical Course Descriptions
BMED260 - PHYSIOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS I (3-2-4)
Provides the foundations of biochemistry, cell metabolism, reproduction and genetics, microorganisms, cells as organ subsystems, cells' interaction with the environment. Will include laboratory projects and simulations. Prerequisites: MATH280 Calculus I; PHYS310 Engineering Physics I; CHEM100 Chemistry I.
BMED460 - PHYSIOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS II (3-2-4)
Covers human physiology and anatomy, comparative physiology, the mechanism, types and prevention of diseases, and the environmental effects on human physiology. Will include laboratory projects and simulations. Prerequisite: BMED260 Physiology for Engineers I.
BMED660 - BIOMEDICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (2-4-4)
Covers biomedical modeling, design, applications: instrumentation, clinical experiments, biostatistics, ethics, biomechanics, biomaterials, bio-fluids, bioelectricity, bio-signal and image processing, physiological control systems. Will include labor-atory projects and simulations. Prerequisite: Fifth-year status in BELM and BMED460 Physiology for Engineers II.