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2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
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BE 3001 - Biomedical Engineering Design III

1 lecture hours 2 lab hours 2 credits
Course Description
This course continues the biomedical engineering (BE) design sequence. It begins the introduction of specific technical topics typically important in the design of medical devices. It also address practical project needs such as funding. Professional topics, such as persuasive skills for presentations and resources for job searches are also covered. Midway through this course student design teams present their progress and feasibility presentations. (prereq: BE 3000 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Professionally and persuasively present technical information
  • Use appropriate resources in their search for internship opportunities
  • Seek external funding for their project work
  • Indentify types of engineering prototypes and recognize their value in the design process
  • The ability to prepare technical reports and present technical information regarding design efforts
  • Discuss the general concept of transducers and indentify transducer requirements for their project
  • Find, read, comprehend and apply technical literature related to their project
  • Intelligently discuss ethical issues in BE

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Basic understanding of electrical circuit concepts
  • An understanding of the overall design process

Course Topics
  • Career Services support at MSOE
  • Budgets and Project Funding
  • Engineering Prototypes
  • Common Biomedical Transducers and Their Use
  • Finding, Reading & Applying Technical Literature

Laboratory Topics
  • Engineering Prototypes - Electrical (creating PC boards, etc.)
  • Report writing and presentation techniques
  • Instructor’s Choice - Topics as Needed
  • Team and Individual Project Activities

Charles Tritt

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