BME 102 Biomedical Engineering Thermodynamics



Apply Math, Science, Engineering Principles to problems  in medicine & biology

Design & conduct experiments, including experiments on living systems

Analyze and interpret data including data from measurements on living systems

Design system/
process including systems involving the interaction of living and non-living states

An ability to function on multi-
disciplinary teams

Identify, formulate
solve Engineering Problems including problems at the interface of engineering and biology

Understand professional and ethical responsibility

Effectively Write Written communi-

Effectively Perform Oral communi-

Broadly educated in Biology, Physiology, and Humanities and Social  Sciences

Recognize the Need for and Ability for life-long learning

of contemp-
orary issues, including societal problems and opportunities stemming from knowledge in Technology and Biology

An ability to use techniques, skills, and tools in engineering practice and be prepared for further education in engineering, medicine, or biomedical science.

Intro, Def's, Basic Concepts                          
Material Balances M         M             M
First Law of Thermodynamics                          
Nonreactive Systems M   L M   M              
Reactive Systems M   L     M              
Enrgy Balance
on the Body
M         M              
Project on Bio.Engy Bal's H       M H* L M M M L M M
Second Law of Thermodynamics M         L       L L L L
Gibbs Free Energy and Equilib.                          
G as Criterion of Equilibrium L         L              
Multiphase Equilibrium M         M             L
The Fundamental Relations L                        
Chemical Equilibrium M         M              
Osmotic Equilibrium M         M              
Electrochem. Equilibrium M         M              
Nonideality L                        
SUMMARY M   L     H*           L L

Last Updated on 5/26/2000
By Paul H. King