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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.
Introduction to simulation-based design as an alternative to prototype-based design; analysis and optimization of complex real-life processes for design and research, using industry-standard physics-based computational software. Emphasis is on problem formulation, starting from a real process and developing its computer model. Covers biomedical processes in thermal therapy and drug delivery that involve heat transfer, mass transfer, and fluid flow. Computational topics introduce the finite-element method, pre- and post-processing, and pitfalls of using computational software. Students choose their own semester-long biomedical project, which is the major part of the course (no final exam).
When Offered Spring.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: heat and mass transfer (BEE 3500 or equivalent).
Satisfies Requirement Satisfies BE capstone design requirement. Satisfies College of Engineering technical writing requirement.
Comments Students must also enroll in ENGRC 4530.Outcomes
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
- An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice for engineering practice.
- An ability to integrate modern biology with engineering principles.
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