Academic Catalog

ES494 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ES/INRO.TO BIOENG.

Course Code: 5610494
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Engineering Sciences
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer Dr. EZG ANTMEN ALTUNSOY
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction of the concept of bioengineering. Application of fluid mechanics, mass transfer, bioheat transfer, control theory to physiological systems and artificial organs. Structure-property relationships of biomedical materials. Problems associated with the
selection and function of biomedical materials. Design principles for biomaterials. The basis for the molecular therapeutics and drug delivery systems. Engineering of biomaterial structures and surfaces. Biomechanics of human musculoskeletal system. Devices for medical imaging. Prerequisite: None