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# BMET9903: Biomedical Physics

### 2024 unit information

This unit offers essential knowledge of physics for applications in biomedical engineering, medicine and medical sciences. The unit will cover fundamentals concepts of electromagnetism, optics and quantum physics - these concepts are becoming rapidly relevant and vital with new and emerging technologies in the biomedical and health sector. It is imperative for the next generation of biomedical engineers and healthcare providers to develop a strong foundational knowledge in these concepts in the context of biomedicine. The knowledge provided by this unit is intended to prepare the students to be able to understand pivotal technologies used in medical research and the medical clinic, such as fluorescence based imaging, nuclear magnetic resonance, magnetotherapy.

## Unit details and rules

#### Biomedical Engineering

Code BMET9903 Biomedical Engineering 6
 Prerequisites: ? None None BMET2903 1000-level mathematics: linear algebra, statistics, single and multivariable calculus

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

• LO1. Effectively interpret and communicate the significance of experimental results and analyses, including an adequate interpretation of inaccuracies.
• LO2. Develop interpersonal skills and project management competences to collaborate as part of a team to solve theoretical and experimental problems in biomedical physics.
• LO3. Understand and describe the value of different perspectives and disciplines, as well as the need of multidisciplinary approaches to productively address scientific and technological challenges.
• LO4. Understand, employ and effectively communicate physical concepts of electromagnetism, optics and quantum physics with emphasis in biomedical applications.
• LO5. Develop hands-on experience in an experimental setting to evaluate underlying principles of instrumentation used in biomedical engineering.
• LO6. Apply relevant equations and calculate solutions to problems involving electromagnetism, optics and quantum physics principles.
• LO7. Apply mathematical techniques comprising infinitesimal calculus and linear algebra to model and calculate systems related to electromagnetism, optics and quantum physics.
• LO8. Develop ideas and applications based on existing and learned physical principles

## Unit availability

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Session MoA   Location Outline
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA   Location Outline
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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