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Herbert M Sauro
BIOEN 304
Seattle Campus

Introduction to the Bioengineering Analysis of Physiology I

Introduction of engineering analysis of physiological systems. Course covers cellular function through its control by the central nervous system. Prerequisite: BIOEN 301; CSE 142. Offered: A

Class description

Fundamentals of Physiology, Intro biochemistry, Digestion and Nutrition, Enzyme kinetics, compartmental analysis, model fitting, biological control systems, Eye and Ear, Smell, Taste, Heat and Pain

Student learning goals

The historical roots of physiology

The physiology of digestion and nutrition

Compartmental analysis and modeling

Essential statistics, kinetics and modeling

Biological control systems, hormonal and cellular

The physiology of the main senses

General method of instruction

Lectures, discussion and wet lab

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Assignments, computer projects and essays


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Herbert M Sauro
Date: 09/27/2010