Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours lecture per week, 1 hour of tutorial per week and 12 hours of workshops (4 x 3 hours each) |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission to Master of Engineering (Biomedical) or (Biomedical with Business)
one of the following subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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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
CoordinatorProf David Grayden
Prof David Grayden
This subject introduces engineering students to human anatomy and physiology, with direct application of the knowledge to considerations for designing and manufacturing medical devices and equipment to assist in overcoming physical disabilities.
Anatomical terminology. The structure and appearance of cells and tissues. The appearance of bone and cartilage, the organisation of dense connective tissues. Skeletal muscle structure and function. Principles of excitable tissues. The structure and function of sensory systems, including the eye and vision and the ear and hearing. Principles of sensory motor control. Cardiac mechanics and cardiac biophysics. Multiscale modelling of physiological systems. Technologies, quantitative measurements and experimental techniques used to investigate the structure and function of different tissues, organs and organ systems.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO's)
Having completed this unit the student should be able to:
Hurdle requirement: Students must pass end of semester examination to pass the subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
Master of Engineering (Biomedical with Business) |
Master of Engineering (Biomedical)
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