Biomedical Engineering (BME)

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BME 101 Intro to Biomedical Engr1 Credit hour   

Students will be introduced to the interdisciplinary nature of Biomedical Engineering research and design through the use of lectures, discussions, homework and design projects.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
BME 201 Biomedical Engineering Seminar2 Credit hours   

Introduce students to contemporary issues and research in Biomedical Engineering.

Pre-req: BME 101.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
BME 302 Engineering Biomechanics3 Credit hours   

The application of engineering mechanics and anatomy to study and analyze human movement. Lectures and in-class labs will introduce students to experimental and theoretical techniques.

Pre-req: ENGR 214 with a minimum grade of D and BSC 228 with a minimum grade of D and BME 305 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: BME 305
Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
BME 305 Intro to Biophysical Measmnt3 Credit hours   

Biomedical Engineering involves measurement of physiological processes in living organisms. An understanding of the variety of instruments used and the limitations are introduced.

Pre-req: BSC 228.

Co-req: BME 302
Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
BME 306 Mechanics of Biological Tissue3 Credit hours   

The mechanical properties of musculoskeletal tissues are presented along with modeling techniques and testing procedures. Tendons, ligaments, muscles, cartilage and bone will be addressed.

Pre-req: BME 302 with a minimum grade of D and BME 305 with a minimum grade of D and BME 310 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: BME 310
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
BME 310 Modeling & Simulation Bio Syst3 Credit hours   

Modeling and simulation of physiological systems and their interactions with therapeutic devices, such as the artificial kidney.

Pre-req: BME 302 with a minimum grade of D and BME 306 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D and MTH 335 with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: BME 306
Co-req: BME 306
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
BME 405 Mech & Performance Bio Mtrls3 Credit hours   

Structure of materials and behavior, material selection and biocompatibility, failure modes of applied biomaterials, failure analysis and performance, body responses, immunological, cell and tissue interaction, toxicity and safety.

Pre-req: BME 306.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
BME 460 Mechanics of Biofuilds3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the fundamentals of fluid mechanics and their application to biological, cardiovascular, respiratory adn bio-fluid systems.

Pre-req: ENGR 318 with a minimum grade of D.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
BME 465 Bison image  Biomedical Engr Capstone I2 Credit hours   

The design process will be further discussed utilizing case studies and detailed biomedical engineering design projects.

Co-req: BME 405
Attributes: Capstone Course
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
BME 466 Bison image  Biomedical Engr Capstone II2 Credit hours   

The design process will be further discussed utilizing detailed biomedical engineering design projects. Projects will be required to be interdisciplinary in nature.

Pre-req: BME 465.

Attributes: Capstone Course
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode