Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 hours of lectures; 22 hours of workshops; 6 hours of laboratory work; one field trip of 4 hours. |
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The prerequisite for this subject is:
Study Period Commencement:
enrolment in Master of Biomedical Engineering
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Anti-requisite for this subject is:
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For the purposes of considering applications for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005) and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, this subject requires all students to actively and safely participate in laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their participation are encouraged to discuss this with the Subject Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit. http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Assoc Prof Peter Lee
This subject examines the mechanics of human tissue injury which is important in situations like a car crash or a workplace injury. After a review of the gross anatomy of the head and neck, the modes by which the function of the brain and spine can be interrupted by injury are explained and the frontiers for research are defined.
Students will become familiar with methods and experiments to determine criteria for life threatening injury to the head and neck, including historical notes on hanging technique and brain function maps from war time gunshot wounds. The course will focus on examining statistical approaches that can cope with large uncertainties in seemingly random data.
Having completed this subject the student is expected to be able to -
HURDLE - students need to pass the written exam to pass the subject
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Biomedical Engineering |
Master of Philosophy - Engineering
Master of Engineering (Biomedical) |
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