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BMET2902: Introduction to Bioelectronics

2024 unit information

This unit aims to provide a foundation for biomedical engineering students on the fundamentals of circuit analysis as it relates to electrophysiology and electrophysiological systems. This unit will also introduce the concepts of impedance and electric field measurements as they relate to biological circuits and bioelectronic systems.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Biomedical Engineering

Code BMET2902
Academic unit Biomedical Engineering
Credit points 6
12cp 1000-level MATH units of study
ELEC1103 OR ELEC2100
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Describe the fundamentals of bioelectricity
  • LO2. Explain and analyse electrical circuitry in the context of physiological and non-physiological models
  • LO3. Demonstrate knowledge of how electricity interacts with various tissues in the body
  • LO4. Explain the fundamentals of computational models of bioelectricity
  • LO5. Learn laboratory skills (experiment running, data collection and analysis) associated with bioelectricity
  • LO6. Demonstrate knowledge of how foundations of electrical engineering apply to current and future medical devices

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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