Mar 22, 2023  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
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BE 4025 - Biomedical Engineering Design IV

1 lecture hours 2 lab hours 2 credits
Course Description
In this course, student teams complete their designs along with the associated formal documentation. Each team is expected to produce a working physical prototype of their device. Lecture topics include design verification and validation as well as current topics and trends in biomedical engineering and other relevant topics. (prereq: TBD)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Describe and discuss the current topics and tend in BE
  • Explain current manufacturing and assembly processes and select and apply these to their design projects
  • Address biological safety concerns and to describe and select sterilization and infection control processes
  • Document the outcome of their design process
  • Present the results of their design efforts to the BE program faculty and the public

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Senior level electrical and mechanical bioengineering concepts
  • An understanding of the overall design process

Course Topics
  • Current Topics and Trends in BE
  • Senior Design Show Briefing (posters, final documents and interactions)
  • Ethics in Biomedical Engineering (incl. Case Studies)
  • Manufacture and Assembly Processes
  • Sterilization, Infection Control & Biological Safety

Laboratory Topics
  • Instructor’s Choice - Topics as Needed
  • Team and Individual Project Activities

Charles Tritt

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