Course Information for 3202 - Physiology for Engineers
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Primary Instructor: Gregory A. Clark
Credits: 4.0
Semesters Offered:Fall
Frequency Offered:Annual
Prerequisites:Major status or department approval
Catalog Description: This course teaches students to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to cellular and systems physiology, including function, dysfunction, and the mechanisms that underlie treatment. The course also addresses professional and ethical responsibility associated with the development, testing, and implementation (or withholding) of biomedical devices or treatments. Associated laboratory modules teach students to design, conduct, and analyze experiments, and to use the techniques, skills, and tools necessary for engineering practice. Topics this semester include the nervous system, striated and smooth muscle, and respiratory, renal, and cardiovascular systems. 4 credit hours.
Required Texts: Silverthorn DU. Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach, 8/e. 2019. San Francisco, CA: Pearson Benjamin Cummings Selected readings and web materials to be assigned
Course Syllabus:Syllabus_3202.pdf