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Syllabus ( BENG 433 )


   Basic information
Course title: Biomedical Engineering and Physiology
Course code: BENG 433
Lecturer: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hakan OFLAZ
ECTS credits: 5
GTU credits: 3 ()
Year, Semester: 4, Fall
Level of course: First Cycle (Undergraduate)
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Mode of delivery: Face to face
Pre- and co-requisites: none
Professional practice: No
Purpose of the course: The aim of this lecture is to teach biomedical technologies to use them in physiology.
   Learning outcomes Up

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Acquire knowledge of basic biomedical engineering

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications
    2. Convert biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles into novel applications for the benefit of society,
    3. Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.
    4. Combine, Interpret, and analyze different subfields of bioengineering
    5. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary research teams

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Homework assignment
    3. Seminar/presentation
  2. Define general biomedical sensors

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications
    2. Acquire knowledge for research methods which are required to develop novel application methods
    3. Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.
    4. Combine, Interpret, and analyze different subfields of bioengineering
    5. Combine and effectively integrate knowledge acquired from different disciplines.

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Homework assignment
    3. Seminar/presentation
  3. Gain skills of usage basic biomedical applications on human body

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications
    2. Acquire knowledge for research methods which are required to develop novel application methods
    3. Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.
    4. Combine, Interpret, and analyze different subfields of bioengineering
    5. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary research teams

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Homework assignment
    3. Seminar/presentation
  4. Learn structures of medical instruments and devices

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications
    2. Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.
    3. Combine, Interpret, and analyze different subfields of bioengineering
    4. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary research teams

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Homework assignment
    3. Seminar/presentation
   Contents Up
Week 1: Introduction to biomedical engineering
Week 2: Fields of application of biomedical engineering and project's topics determination of Students
Week 3: Introduction to biomedical sensors
Week 4: Types of sensors
Week 5: Physiological sensors
Week 6: Diagnosis
Week 7: Introduction to physiology
Week 8: Midterm
Week 9: Implantable medical devices
Week 10: External medical devices
Week 11: Respiration
Week 12: Mechanical ventilation
Week 13: General repetition
Week 14: Project presentations
Week 15*: -
Week 16*: Final
Textbooks and materials: Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals, Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson, CRC Press, 2015, isbn:9780429104008
Recommended readings: Physiology for Engineers, Michael Chappell, Stephen Payne, Springer 2020, ISBN-10: 3030397041
  * Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.
Assessment Up
Method of assessment Week number Weight (%)
Mid-terms: 8 30
Other in-term studies: 0
Project: 2-14 20
Homework: 0
Quiz: 0
Final exam: 16 50
  Total weight:
(%)
   Workload Up
Activity Duration (Hours per week) Total number of weeks Total hours in term
Courses (Face-to-face teaching): 3 14
Own studies outside class: 3 14
Practice, Recitation: 0 0
Homework: 0 0
Term project: 4 4
Term project presentation: 1 1
Quiz: 0 0
Own study for mid-term exam: 2 4
Mid-term: 2 1
Personal studies for final exam: 3 4
Final exam: 2 1
    Total workload:
    Total ECTS credits:
*
  * ECTS credit is calculated by dividing total workload by 25.
(1 ECTS = 25 work hours)
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