Course Outline BME 272, 1999

The schedule below is a draft schedule, actual dates will vary due to the presence of guest speakers, special announcements, local disasters, and other matters.

Date

Topic

Details

Time (Hrs)

Reading Due

Assignment
8/26 General Course Outline, Roll web site
272 slides
society
asee.ppt
1.25   assignment 1: questionnaire
8/31 Introduction 1)Industrial design v Academic Design
2)The generic design process 3)Engineering Heuristics (advice & war stories)

.5

Fries Chapter 1

 
9/2/99 Dr. Thomas Harris
Francine Gillman
Denise Alexander
Senior Survey

Career Center

1.1 job_search_info (homework assignments were
listed here..., link broken in 2000)
9/7/99 Basics
Misc. mat'l
licensure
1)Failures
2)Safety
3)Reliability
4)Consulting
5)economics
1.0 Fries, 1 & 2  
9/9/99 basics cont.
Theodore Pincus, M.D
    Fries 2-3 assignment 2 - homepage due
9/14 Dr. Doris Quinn QA, QI, projects
(FE exam, misc. King)
1.25 "  
9/16 King Device safety, examples 1 Fries 4 assignment 3 due - FDA search,
closing the gap review
9/21
&

9/23

Regulations & Standards 1)US
2)Europe
3)Canada
4)Far East
5)ISO9000 & QI & ABET

2.00

Fries 5, see also this link,

Fries 6,7,8

assignment 4 due - 9/23 -
MAUDE search

read Fries 7 on your own

9/28 Specifying the Product 1)Determining what the customer wants
2)Developing your specifications
3)Brainstorming Wishes/Demands
/Abstraction
4)QFD & Techoptimizer?
5)Sources for design projects

1.00

begin Fries 11
&
handouts

 
9/30 continue     Fries 11, Handouts assignment 5 due
asee#1,asee#2,asee#3 assigned,
due 10/12
10/5 Elizabeth P. Lowe, MD Medical Schools, residencies, race cars ...   finish handout,
 
  Establishing Documentation 1)Design History File
2)Medical Design Record
3)Medical Device Record
4)Technical File
1.00 misc. fictitious medical device,
regulations and standards
10/7 Risk/Safety 1)Determining risk
2)Fault Tree Analysis
3)Risk Analysis
4)Safety Evaluation
5)Demo/use of designsafe software
1.0 Fries 13, &  look at: http://www.fmeca.com/
http://www.designsafe.com 
http://www.enre.umd.edu/ftap.htm 
risk analysis assignment to
be given out, demo will be
done 10/14 if I don't kill
another computer...
10/12 Russ Waitman Access, Database uses     tbd-6 week project
10/14 King Fries 9, ethics, designsafe demo    Fries 9, ethics, designsafe demo   
10/19 King Fries 10, 12, 14     Assignment 9 posted, due 11/18
10/21 Richard Fries     TBA  
10/26 King Fries 16, 15   human factors, patents
http://www.fda.gov :Do it by design
http://www.baddesigns.com/
 
10/28 King Fries 15, 17, 20, 21   http://www.uspto.gov
http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright
trademarks, ..., software
assignment 7 due 10/29
11/2 King Fries 19, 18,   wrapup extra credit should be posted...
11/4 Clayton review (optional)      
11/9 You Final     topic title & team due
11/11         extra credit due
11/16         initial proposal due
11/18         assignment 9 due (To Clayton & King)
11/30          
12/2         assignment 8 due, proposal on web by Dec 1, progress report Dec 1 also
12/7         end of term, everything due before this date, nothing accepted after ...