BM1108 Physiology and engineering

Physiology and Engineering consists of two parts.
  1. A number of excursions.
  2. A research project, in which the students work in groups to evaluate a medical device that measures or supports a body function. The students will present their work in a lecture.
Knowledge on the course content of WB2408: Anatomy and Physiology is advised.

Study Goals

The student must be able to:
  • Understand the physiological mechanisms in the human body.
  • Understand the engineering principles of medical devices.
  • Analyse the similarities and differences between the medical device and the physiological system.
  • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of the medical device.
  • Search and understand relevant scientific literature about the medical device.
  • Translate the acquired knowledge to a lecture.
  • Show critical thinking.


J. Dankelman

Last modified: 2016-02-25


Credits: 3 EC
Period: 0/0/0/2