Bionics and Bioelectronics

Bionics and Bioelectronics

The Bionics and Bioelectronics specialisation is designed to prepare you for the burgeoning bionics and bioelectronics industry.

This specialisation will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the integration of electronics with biology, biomaterials, neuromodulation and long-term reliability knowledge essential to sensory and motor implantable therapies.

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

Bionics and Bioelectronics

Students complete 30 credit points to achieve this specialisation.
Students must complete 12 credit points from the following:
ELEC2104
Electronic Devices and Circuits
6    A ELEC1103. Ohm's Law and Kirchoff's Laws; action of Current and Voltage sources; network analysis and the superposition theorem; Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits; inductors and capacitors, transient response of RL, RC and RLC circuits; the ability to use power supplies, oscilloscopes, function generators, meters, etc.
Semester 2
ELEC2302
Signals and Systems
6    A (MATH1001 OR MATH1021) AND MATH1002 AND (MATH1003 OR MATH1023). Basic knowledge of differentiation & integration, differential equations, and linear algebra.
Semester 2
Students must complete 18 credit points from the following:
BMET3802
Biomedical Instrumentation
6    A A knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology and electrical circuits is required: Ohm's law, Thevenin's and Norton's theorems, basic circuit theory involving linear resistors, capacitors and inductors, operational amplifiers.
N ELEC3802 or ELEC8882 or BMET9802
Semester 2
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
BMET5957
Bioelectronic Medicine Circuits and Systems
6    A ELEC2104 and BMET2922
Semester 1
BMET5995
Advanced Bionics
6    A AMME5921 OR BMET5921 OR MECH3921 OR BMET3921
N AMME5995 OR AMME5951 OR BMET5951
Semester 1
Units taken for the specialisation will also count toward requirements of the Biomedical stream.