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2101. Introduction to Biomedical Engineering

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: MATH 1132Q, which may be taken concurrently; PHYS 1230 or 1501Q or 1530, each of which may be taken concurrently; open to non-BME majors with instructor consent. Recommended preparation: BIOL 1107.

Grading Basis: Graded

Fundamental concepts and techniques of engineering and medical science and their integration. The art and science of medicine and the process of medical diagnosis and treatment. Topics include: diagnostic instrumentation, diagnostic measurements and their interplay; bioelectric phenomena, biomechanics, and biomaterials; biochemical engineering; computers in medicine; molecular medicine and biotechnology; medical imaging.