Biomedical Modelling and Design

Biomedical Modelling and Design

The Biomedical Modelling and Design specialisation is designed to enhance your skills in developing computational models while also teaching you both fundamental mechanics and biomedical engineering design principles.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Biomedical Modelling and Design

Students complete 30 credit points to achieve this specialisation.
Students must complete 24 credit points from the following:
AMME2301
Mechanics of Solids
6    P (AMME1802 OR ENGG1802) AND (MATH1001 OR MATH1021 OR MATH1901 OR MATH1921 OR MATH1906 OR MATH1931) AND (MATH1002 OR MATH1902) AND (MATH1003 OR MATH1023 OR MATH1903 OR MATH1923 OR MATH1907 OR MATH1933)
N CIVL2201
Semester 2
BMET2400
Biomechanical Design
6    A ENGG1801 and (AMME1802 or ENGG1802). HSC Maths and HSC Physics.
N MECH2400
Semester 2
BMET4981
Applied Biomedical Engineering
6    A MECH3361 AND (MECH2400 OR BMET2400) AND (MECH2901 OR BMET2901) AND MECH3362 AND (MECH3921 OR BMET3921) AND AMME2301 AND (AMME1362 OR AMME2302) AND AMME2500
P (ENGG1802 OR AMME1802) AND (MECH2400 OR BMET2400)
N AMME4981 OR AMME9981 OR BMET9981
Semester 1
Semester 2
MECH3361
Mechanics of Solids 2
6    P AMME2301 AND (AMME1362 OR AMME2302 OR CIVL2110 OR CIVL1110)
Semester 2
Students must complete 6 credit points from the following:
BMET5790
Introduction to Biomechatronics
6    A Knowledge in mechanical and electronic engineering; adequate maths and applied maths skills; background knowledge of physics, chemistry and biology; Some programming capability: MATLAB, C, C++, software tools used by engineers including CAD and EDA packages.
P (MECH3921 or BMET3921) or MTRX3700 or MTRX3760 or (AMME5921 or BMET5921 or BMET9921)
N AMME4790 or AMME5790
Semester 2
BMET5907
Orthopaedic and Surgical Engineering
6    A (AMME2302 OR AMME9302 OR AMME1362) AND (MECH2901 OR BMET2901 OR AMME9901 OR BMET9901) AND (MECH3921 OR BMET3921 OR AMME5921 OR BMET5921) Basic concepts in engineering mechanics - statics; dynamics; and solid mechanics. Basic concepts in materials science; specifically with regard to types of materials and the relation between properties and microstructure. A basic understanding of human biology and anatomy.
N MECH4902 OR MECH5907
Semester 2
BMET5944
Bioinspired Materials: Design and Fabrication
6    A 1000-level materials science and mechanics.
Semester 2
Units taken for the specialisation will also count toward requirements of the Biomedical stream.