BME101 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering (1:0:2, 1)
History of biomedical engineering, disciplines of biomedical engineering, role of biomedical engineers in health care sector, challenges and future directions in biomedical engineering, moral and ethical issues in biomedical engineering, visits to hospitals, student seminars.
BME102 Biology (3:2:0, 4)
Cell biology, cell membrane, mediated transport system, bulk transport, cytoplasm and nuclear cell biology, cell cycle and cell division, meiosis and gameto-genesis, primary tissues, connective tissues, muscle tissues, nerve tissues.
BME105 Computer Programming (2:2:0, 3)
Problem solving using flowcharts, structure of a C++ program, data types, operators, variables and constants. Input and output, output formatting. Control Statements: IF and SWITCH statements. Control statement, iterative operations, function definition and calling, library functions, arrays and strings, pointers. File input and output.
BME201 Circuit Analysis (3:2:2, 4)
Basic circuit variables, elements and Kirchoff’s law, resistive circuit analysis and theorems, network theorems, time domain analysis, AC analysis, frequency characteristics of electric circuits, magnetic coupled circuits and two port elements.
Pre-requisite: PHY122, MTH121
ELE202 Logic Design (3:2:2, 4)
Basic theorems and properties of Boolean Algebra and Boolean functions. Simplification of Boolean Functions: Karnaugh Map and Tabulation Method. Product of Sums (POS) and Sum of Products (SOP) forms. Combinational logic circuits: design and analysis procedures. Decoders, encoders, multiplexers, demultiplexers, ROM, PLA and PAL. Sequential logic circuits: Flip Flops (RS, D, JK, T), design procedure for clocked sequential circuits, counters. Registers and shift registers.
BME202 Biochemistry (2:2:0, 3)
Structural organization and function of the major components of living cells, metabolism and energy production, and biosynthesis of small molecular weight compounds and macromolecules.
BME203 Human Anatomy (2:2:0, 3)
An Introduction to the human body, the skeletal system, the axial skeleton and ribs, the appendicular skeleton, joints, the muscular system, thorax, abdomen, upper limb, lower limb.
BME204 Human Physiology (2:2:0, 3)
Cell physiology, nervous system, muscles, cardiovascular systems, respiratory system, digestive system, urinary system, endocrine system.
BME205 Electronics Circuits (3:2:2, 4)
Semiconductors and PN Junction, bipolar junction transistor (BJT) DC analysis, bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) AC analysis, junction field effect transistor (JFET), biasing and amplifiers circuits.
BME301 Microcontrollers and Computer Interfacing (3:2:0, 4)
To introduce the concepts related to microprocessor and microcontroller architectures and develop students’ understanding of memory organization, I/O interfacing, and control techniques. It also aims to develop their skills in utilizing microcontrollers for various engineering applications through a number of microcontroller-based projects.
BME302 Medical Electronics (2:2:2, 3)
Amplifiers and filters, bio-potential amplifiers, design of power system in medical electronics, oscillator circuits, Analog to digital converter (ADC), digital to analog converter (DAC) and data acquisition circuits.
BME303 Signals and Systems (3:0:2, 3)
Continuous- and discrete-time signals and systems. Basic system properties. Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) systems. Properties of LTI systems. Convolution sum. Fourier series of periodic signals. Amplitude, phase, and power spectra. Fourier transform of non-periodic signals. Laplace transform, analysis of continuous-time LTI systems using Laplace transform. Z-Transform.
BME304 Biomaterials – Basics and Applications (3:0:2, 3)
Introduction to biomaterials, structure and properties of materials, crystalline and non-crystalline materials, properties of biologic materials, biocompatibility, Metallic implant materials, ceramic implant materials, polymeric implant materials, composite implant materials.
Pre-requisite: CHM111, BME203
BME305 Electrophysiology (2:2:0, 3)
Basics of electro-physiology, membrane models, resting potential, action potential, bio electrodes, the electrophysiology of bio potential signals- ECG, EEG, EMG, EOG, ERG etc.
BME306 Biomedical Imaging Systems I (3:0:2, 3)
Radioactivity, X -ray physics and imaging techniques, Computed tomography (CT imaging), introduction to SPECT and PET imaging techniques, biological effects of radiation and safe handling.
BME307 Medical Instrumentation I (3:0:0, 3)
Introduction to biomedical instrumentation, biomedical sensors and transducers, basic concepts of measurements and instrumentation, bio potential electrodes, clinical laboratory instrumentation.
Pre-requisite: BME204, BME302
BME308 Biomechanics (3:0:2, 3)
Basics of anatomy and mechanics, applications involving forces and moments, statics and dynamics, Applications to human joints, Properties of deformable bodies, kinematics and kinetics, applications from real-life problems, contemporary issues: Motion analysis.
Pre-requisite: PHY121, BME203
BME309 Biomedical Design (2:2:2, 3)
Amplifiers and filters, bio-potential amplifiers, design of power supplies, oscillator circuits, and biomedical data acquisition circuits, mini projects related to biomedical engineering applications.
BME401 Bio-signal Processing (3:2:2, 4)
Nature of biomedical signals, frequency response, DFT, FFT, DCT, design of digital filters, nonlinear models of biomedical signals, DSP applications of bio-signals.
BME402 Biomedical Imaging Systems II (3:2:0, 4)
Medical ultrasound imaging techniques, modes of operation, magnetic resonance imaging techniques (MRI), principles of operation, components of MRI machines, computer based reconstruction, biological effects of magnetic fields, static magnetic fields, radio frequency fields, gradient magnetic fields.
BME403 Medical Instrumentation II (3:2:0, 4)
Design procedure of medical equipment, bio-potential recording systems, blood pressure, flow and volume instrumentation systems, blood gas analyzers, pace-makers and defibrillators, electro-surgical, physiotherapy instruments, respiratory systems instruments
BME491 Biomedical Design Project I (1:4:0, 3)
Teams of three to four students shall design, implement, test and demonstrate their graduation project in two semesters. Biomedical design Project I is to be completed in one semester and includes a literature survey, action plan, design of complete project considering realistic constraints, computer simulation (if applicable).
BME492 Biomedical Design Project II (1:4:0, 3)
It is continuation of biomedical design project I in the second semester. Students will complete the implementation and testing of remaining part of their design. They will integrate the complete project, test it, and prepare a PCB. Report writing, oral presentation, poster presentation, and project demonstration.
BME404 Directed Studies in BME (3:0:2, 3)
In this course students are introduced to recent advances in Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and advanced technologies. In addition, the course discusses codes of professional and ethical practices in biomedical engineering. Students are also given the opportunities to investigate possible research fields in various selected topics through reading assignments, presentations and group discussions.
Pre-requisite: 100 Cr. Hrs.
BME499 Engineering Training (4Cr. Hrs.)
To expose students to a learning environment where they can apply what they have learned in the classroom to a professional setting and enhance their abilities to correlate theoretical knowledge with professional practice.
Pre-requisite: Approval of Academic Advisor
BME451 Artificial Organs (3:0:0, 3)
Major types of artificial organs, artificial blood. artificial skin and dermal equivalents. artificial pancreas. Prosthetics and orthotics; artificial limbs, major joint implants, dental implants.
BME452 Physiological Modeling and Control (2:2:0, 3)
Physiological modeling, static analysis of physiological systems, time domain analysis, frequency domain analysis, stability analysis.
BME453 IT and Computer Networks in Health-care (2:2:0, 3)
Types and classification of computer networks, networks topology and wiring type, OSI layering model, design process of computer network, hospital information system, and modern application of computer networks in health-care.
BME454 Rehabilitation Engineering (3:0:0, 3)
Introduction to rehabilitation engineering, disability, rehabilitation engineering technology, assistive devices, physiological and biomedical measurement techniques, disability assessment, application of rehabilitation engineering, prosthetics and orthotics.
Pre-requisite: BME204, BME308
BME455 Bio-fluid Mechanics (3:0:0, 3)
Fundamentals of fluid mechanics. Flow properties of blood, applications describing flow of air in the airways and flow of blood in large arteries.
BME456 Artificial Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic (3:0:0, 3)
Fuzzy logic fundamentals, fuzzy sets, types of membership functions, linguistic variables, creation of fuzzy logic rule base, fuzzy logic operations, neural network fundamentals, neural type learning process, single layer perception, artificial neural networks architectures, training algorithms, genetic algorithms and evolution computing, neuro-fuzzy technology, fuzzy control systems and applications related to biomedical engineering.
BME457 Biomedical Image Processing (2:2:0, 3)
Digital image fundamentals, image transforms image enhancement, image restoration, image segmentation, representation and description, recognition and interpretation, image compression.
BME458 Selected Topics in BME (3:0:0, 3)
In this course, students are introduced to selected topics in biomedical engineering. The course instructor, at the beginning of the semester, decides the topic based on a discussion with the head of department. The course syllabus and activities are then shared with the students.
MKT200 Principles of Marketing (3:0:0, 3)
This introductory course sheds light on the basic concepts of marketing, its varied definitions, origins and evolution through time. It also covers the main components of the marketing program (product, price, place and promotion) on which any attempts to plan marketing efforts rest.