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Biomedical Engineering (BME)

BME 450W Biomedical Senior Design (3) Team based capstone design course with open ended project for industry or clinical applications related to Biomedical Engineering.

BME 450W Biomedical Senior Design (3)

This course is a culminating design experience where students will be presented with open-ended industry and clinically sponsored design projects related to biomedical engineering. Students will work in multi-disciplinary teams to effectively design and prototype a solution for the sponsor. Students will be required to do needs assessment, project planning, budget planning, formulation of design specifications, analysis of the design, and documentation of results. Several design review reports and assessments will be used to monitor progress throughout the semester. Students will develop teamwork and communication skills and learn how to consider the ethical implications of their design, both in construction and use. Students meet with the instructor and sponsor on a regular basis for progress assessment. Notebooks are carefully maintained and critiqued. At the end of the semester, students will demonstrate their final design in a variety of formats that may include formal presentations, posters, websites, and written reports.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: BME 401, BME 403, BME 440, ENGL 202C 7th semester standing

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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