The University of Texas at Austin
BME 353 Transport Phenomenon In Living Systems
Aaron Baker, PhD
BME 5.202D, 512-232-7114, email@example.com
Office Hours: TTh 9:30 am – 10:30 am
BME 5.418, 512-471-6480, firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: W 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
TTh 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Course Description: This course presents an introduction to the principles of heat, mass and momentum transfer and their application to solve problems in living systems.
Prerequisites: Mathematics through differential equations, freshman biology sequence, first year of physics, thermodynamics (physical chemistry).
At the end of this course the students should be able to do the following: • Describe the fundamental conservation principles and constitutive laws that govern heat, mass and momentum transport processes. • Develop the fundamental engineering skills that enable effective expertise for addressing novel biomedical applications including the design of systems that interface with or analyze living systems. • Develop the fundamental engineering skills to enable the modeling or analysis of transport processes in living organisms.
1. Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer, 6th Edition, by Incropera, DeWitt, Bergman and Lavine. 2. Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, any Edition, by Munson, Young and Okiishi.
Other Useful Textbooks:
Biotransport: Principles and Applications, 1st Edition, Robert Roselli and Ken Diller. Transport Phenomena, 2nd Edition, Bird, Stewart and Lightfoot. ABET Program Outcomes Achieved:
Apply knowledge of biological and physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering to solve problems at the interface of engineering and biology. 2.
Identify, formulate and solve biomedical engineering problems that...
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