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Module

MEC3031 : Introduction to Biomedical Engineering (BEng)

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Tom Joyce
  • Lecturer: Dr Oana Bretcanu
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

•       Introduce mechanical engineering techniques relevant to applications in biological systems.
•       Provide knowledge and understanding of key healthcare technologies and their impact.
•       Raise critical awareness of the ethical and regulatory aspects of biomedical engineering.
• Introduce basic biology and physiology

Outline Of Syllabus

•       Broad overview of Biomedical Engineering
•       Biology and physiology for Engineers
•       Case study of a medical implant including clinical need, relevant local anatomy, assessment of previous and current design solutions, medical implant regulation and assessment of current clinical issues

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable