Bioengineering (BIOE)


BIOE 430. Bioinstrumentation and Measurements I. 3 or 4 hours.

Theory and application of instrumentation used for physiological and medical measurements. Characteristics of physiological variables, signal conditioning devices and transducers. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): BIOS 100 and ECE 115 or ECE 210; and BIOE 310.

BIOE 431. Bioinstrumentation and Measurement Laboratory. 2 hours.

Practical experience in the use of biomedical instrumentation for physiological measurements. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in BIOE 430.

BIOE 450. Molecular Biophysics of the Cell. 4 hours.

Introduction to force, time energies at nanometer scales; Boltzmann distribution; hydrodynamic drag; Brownian motions; DNA, RNA protein structure and function; sedimentation; chemical kinetics; general aspects of flexible polymers. Course Information: Same as PHYS 450. Prerequisite(s): PHYS 245 or the equivalent; or approval of the department.