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Orthopaedic and Surgical Engineering - BMET5907

The aims and objectives of the UoS are: 1. To introduce the student to the details and practice of orthopaedic engineering; 2. To give students an overview of the diverse knowledge necessary for the design and evaluation of implants used in orthopaedic surgery; 3. To enable students to learn the language and concepts necessary for interaction with orthopaedic surgeons and the orthopaedic implant industry; 4. To introduce the student to the details and practice of other engineering applications in surgery, particularly in the cardiovascular realm.

Classes
lectures

Assessment
through semester assessment (100%)

Assumed knowledge
Basic concepts in engineering mechanics - statics, dynamics, and solid mechanics. Basic concepts in materials science, specifically with regard to types of materials and the relation between properties and microstructure. A basic understanding of human biology and anatomy.

Pre-requisites

(AMME2302 OR AMME9302 OR AMME1362) AND (MECH2901 OR BMET2901 OR AMME9901 OR BMET9901) AND (MECH3921 OR BMET3921 OR AMME5921 OR BMET5921)

Prohibitions

MECH4902 OR MECH5907

Details

Faculty: Engineering

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Biomedical Engineering
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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