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4900. Biomedical Engineering Design I

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to Biomedical Engineering majors; prerequisites vary by track as follows: Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, BME 3500, 3600, 3700, and 3900; Biomechanics and Mechanobiology, BME 3600 and 3900; Computational and Systems Biology, BME 3900; Systems, Imaging and Instrumentation, BME 3500 and 3900; no track: BME 3500, 3600, and 3700.

Grading Basis: Graded

Discussion of the design process; project statement, specifications project planning, scheduling and division of responsibility, ethics in engineering design, safety, environmental considerations, economic constraints, liability, manufacturing, and marketing. Projects are carried out using a team-based approach. Selection and analysis of a design project to be undertaken in BME 4910 is carried out. Written progress reports, a proposal, an interim project report, a final report, and oral presentations are required.