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376-0021-00L  Introduction to Biomedical Engineering I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersP. Christen, R. Müller, J. G. Snedeker, M. Zenobi-Wong
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractIntroduction to biomechanics, biomaterials, tissue engineering, medical imaging as well as the history of biomedical engineering.
ObjectiveUnderstanding of physical and technical principles in biomechanics, biomaterials, tissue engineering, medical imaging as well as the history of biomedical engineering. Mathematical description and problem solving. Knowledge of biomedical engineering applications in research and clinical practice.
ContentTissue and Cellular Biomechanics, Molecular Biomechanics and Biopolymers, Computational Biomechanics, Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Radiation and Radiographic Imaging, Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging,
Biomedical Optics and Lasers.
Lecture notesStored on ILIAS.
LiteratureIntroduction to Biomedical Engineering, 3rd Edition 2011,
Autor: John Enderle, Joseph Bronzino, ISBN 9780123749796
Academic Press