Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 Hours; Non contact time commitment 84 Hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Chris Briggs
ContactAssoc. Professor Chris Briggs
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Physiology
Ph: + 61 3 8344 5776
|Subject Overview:||This subject introduces engineering students to the microscopic appearance of cells and tissues and the digital imaging techniques used to display them; the appearance of bone and cartilage, as well as the organisation of dense connective tissues; skeletal muscle structure and function and the effects of training and disuse; the principles of excitable tissues; the structure and function of the human eye and the processes involved in vision; the ear and the mechanism of hearing; physiological limits to exercise performance and the principles of exercise metabolism; the autonomic nervous system; principles of sensory motor control; cardiac mechanics and cardiac biophysics; the principles of nerve injury and repair.|
By the end of this subject students should:
|Assessment:||Written examination of 3 hours and a 2000 word assignment.|
|Prescribed Texts:||To be advised by individual lecturers|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On successful completion, students should be able to: |
Master of Biomedical Engineering |
Master of Engineering Science(Biomedical Enginering)
Master of Engineering Structures
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