Faculty of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Duration 4 Years
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About the Program

Biomedical Engineering is an engineering field that works to solve the problems encountered in biology and medicine by taking advantage of the analytical experience of traditional engineering and aims to make general progress in health care. The field of Biomedical Engineering is to comprehend the structures of the components in the human body, to examine their working forms and interactions, and to develop the necessary tools and devices for functional disorders. Biomedical engineering, which provides a bridge between health and life through theoretical and applied engineering sciences, also covers interdisciplinary studies such as medicine, material engineering, computer engineering, electrical-electronics engineering, physics, chemistry, biology and so on. The language of instruction of the Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Program is English. The graduates of the program are awarded the title of Biomedical Engineer. In addition to theoretical knowledge, most of the courses given during the 4-year education are supported by laboratory applications, project applications and internship programs.

Education Opportunities

Biomedical engineers' work area is widespread with topics, including the design of devices and software, compiling information from many technical sources and developing new procedures in clinical research to solve clinical problems. In the curriculum of Biomedical Engineering, there are basic science courses such as physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics and materials science. In addition, there are basic engineering courses such as Thermodynamics and Project Management and there are also Electrical and Electronics Engineering courses such as Circuit Theory, Signals and Systems, Electronics and Biomechanics, Bio-electricity, Clinical Engineering, Medical Imaging, Medical Devices and Biomedical Device Design. Our students have the opportunity to apply the knowledge they have gained through summer internship programs and graduation projects. The majority of the courses in the curriculum includes laboratory applications, and these applications are carried out in laboratories equipped with advanced technology devices within the Faculty of Engineering.

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Career Areas

The need for personnel with technical and scientific knowledge to carry out design and development efforts of biomedical systems, and to take part in the efficient use of these systems is increasing day by day. Biomedical Engineers can work as design engineers in state or private sector healthcare institutions (hospitals, treatment and diagnostic centers, etc.) and medical device manufacturing organizations. They can also work as an engineer of quality control in the production process of these devices. In addition, they can work as a support engineer of medical devices in after-sales support units of organizations that supply medical devices, materials and equipment. They can carry out activities such as the calibration and simulation of these systems in institutions performing functions, such as the supervision of the devices used by the state and private health institutions and infrastructure systems related to them, and the planning of the investments related to these. They can also take part in the provision of necessary training for medical devices, and medical technologies in simulation centers within the Ministry of Health, state and private health institutions.

Contact

Faculty of Engineering
Science and Technology Center, ST 226
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2401
Faculty E-mail: secretary-fe@ciu.edu.tr
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Hatice Erkurt
Head of Department E-mail: herkurt@ciu.edu.tr

 

Compulsory modules

First Semester
INTRODUCTION TO BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Course code

BIME100

Credit

0

Theoretical

1

Practical

0

Ects

2
This course is organized to explain the following concepts. Short history of Biomedical Engineering. Definition, scope and occupation areas of Biomedical Engineering. Interraction between related scientific and engineering fields. Academic staffs and main scientific subdivisions and laboratories of the department. Vision, mission, program objectives and outcomes of the department. Education plan and quality development program of the department. Student counseling system and surveying. Summer training, technical trips, seminars and meeting activities of the department. Social and universal impact of Biomedical Engineering. Effective written and oral communication in engineering. Team work and project management in engineering. Ethical and professional rules in engineering. Life long learning consept.
GENERAL CHEMISTRY

Course code

CHEM110

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

6
In this course, Engineering and Pharmacy Faculty students will learn types of matter, measurements, properties of substances; atoms and atomic theory, components of the atom, introduction to the periodic table, molecules and ions, formulas of ionic compounds, names of ionic compounds; atomic masses, the mole, mass relations in chemical formulas, mass relations in reactions; measurements on gases, the ideal gas law, gas law calculations, psychometric of gaseous reactions, gas mixtures: Partial pressures and atomic spectra, the hydrogen atom, quantum numbers, atomic orbitals; shape and sizes; electron configurations in atoms, orbital diagrams of atoms; polarity of molecules; principles of heat flow, measurements of heat flow, calorimetry, enthalpy, thermochemical equations, enthalpies of formation, the first law of thermodynamics, liquids and solids.
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTING

Course code

CMPE101

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

5
This course presents the basics of computer systems. The course is structured in two parts; including a short history of computers, the first part of this course presents the history, basic concepts and terminology of information technology, basic hardware and software components of a computer system, and integration of computer system components. Besides the terminologies and abbreviations, the students learn about the hardware setup of a personal computer and the relations between the processor, memory and secondary devices. The laboratory part includes basic computer usage and office programs (MS Word, Excel). In the second part, basics of problem solving approaches, components and construction of computer programs, flow-charting, and modular programming issues are discussed. Basics of C programming language are covered in classroom.
ENGINEERING DRAWING

Course code

CVLE101

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

3

Ects

5
The emphasis of Engineering Drawing is placed on using the latest release of computer-aided design (CAD) software commonly used in industry to introduce students to CAD interface, structure, and commands for drawing set-up, introducing coordinate system, creating and modifying geometry, placing, sectioning, rotating, and scaling objects, adding text and dimensions, visualization and solving graphical problems, learning orthographic and isometric drawing techniques in CAD; on the other hand learning basic methods for hand drawing for engineering drawings, introducing the drawing tools, understanding and implementing proper scaling, learning orthographic and isometric drawing techniques, developing the ability to communicate with others through the language of technical drawing and the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings created by others.
READING AND WRITING SKILLS-I

Course code

ENGL141

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
This course aims to develop students' listening, speaking, reading - writing and study skills. The course provides students with the opportunity to develop their communication skills through controlled activities and to equip students with the basic study skills necessary to follow the curriculum of English. This course also provides students with the opportunity to process the newly acquired knowledge and to develop their ability to ask questions about how to apply the new knowledge to new situations and ask them to think critically. In addition, this course will enable students to learn about the different strategies required to review the various reading pieces, such as finding the main idea and distinguishing the details from the main idea.
CALCULUS-I

Course code

MATH101

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

6
Calculus-I provides the methods of differential and integral calculus with applications in geometry, physics and engineering. Students in this course will learn how to use mathematical language needed for applying the concepts of calculus to numerous applications in science and engineering such as identifying types of functions, graph of functions, evaluating limit of functions, limit of elementary functions (polynomial, trigonometric, logarithmic, exponential,…), methods to solve the undefined limits (L’Hopitals Rule), continuous functions, evaluate derivative of functions, definition of derivative, derivative of elementary functions, derivative of product of two functions and division of functions, applications of derivative, evaluate integrals of functions, definition of the integral, integral of elementary functions, substitution method, integration by parts, integral of rational functions, application of the integral (finding the area) .
Second Semester
GENERAL BIOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS

Course code

BIOE112

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

7
The aim of the course is to make students aware of basic biological concepts and to illustrate by basic principles of life. The atomic basis of life and biomolecules; cell structure and function; cell theory, endomembrane system, differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. cell metabolism; enzymatic reactions, metabolic pathways, feedback inhibition mechanism, structure and characteristics of biological membranes, principles of osmosis and diffusion, movement of materials across membranes; photosynthesis, fermentation and respiration; cell division; Mendelian genetics; molecular basis of genetics; control of gene expression; recombinant DNA technology; mechanisms endosymbiosis theorem and evidence of evolution; the origin and history of life.
INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING

Course code

CMPE112

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

6
The course will introduce basic and fundamental programming constructs and techniques through using the C++ programming language in order to generate algorithmic solutions to problems. Upon completion of the course, students will learn an introduction to algorithms, solving problems by flowcharts and pseudo codes, header files, data types, arithmetic & logic operators, control statements (if, if/else, switch-case) and use them as inner statements, loop statements (while, do/while, for), functions, standard functions of programming language, random number generation and their area of use, user-defined functions, global and local variables, recursion, arrays, searching algorithms on arrays, sorting algorithms on arrays, pointers, pointer operators, using pointers with arrays and functions. In the laboratory hours, students are supposed to write full programs or modify existing programs for other solutions.
READING AND WRITING SKILLS-II

Course code

ENGL142

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

4
This course is the continuation of ENG 101. The course aims to improve students' listening, speaking, reading, writing and working skills. In the course, students are guided in writing compare and contrast essays using Venn diagram. In addition, the aim of the course is to learn the necessary conjunctions for composition writing. In addition, the students will be able to write a four-part critical composition by learning the difference between ideas and factual real sentences and how to write the opposing opinion and sentences used to refute it. Thus, the students will be able to distinguish between the compare and contrast essay and discursive essay. Students will also be able to make presentations by using presentation techniques. In addition, this course aims to summarize the reading pieces of the students and to use the strategies of reading and to draw conclusions and meanings using their reading skills.
CALCULUS-II

Course code

MATH102

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

6
This course provides the methods of differential and integral calculus with applications in geometry, physics and engineering. Topics included are as follows: Sequences and infinite series, properties of sequences, test for convergence, tests for series with both positive and non-positive series, absolutely convergence and conditionally convergence . Power series, Taylor and Maclaurin series, the radius of convergence. Parametric equations and Polar coordinates, the graph of polar equations, the area in polar coordinates, arc length, speed on a curve and derivative of polar equations. Vectors and vector-valued functions, dot product and cross product of two vectors. Lines and Planes. Functions of several variables, their domain, limit and partial derivatives and definite integral of a function over a region.
GENERAL PHYSICS-I

Course code

PHYS101

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

6
The aim of the course is to provide the basic information in order to help the students to understand the possible complicated problems in engineering. In this regard, the basic principles and methods of solving the problems in physics are thought. The course provides a basic grounding in elementary physics including mechanics. The basic subjects of the course are: Units and dimensions, Uniformly accelerated motion in one dimension, Freefall, Vector mathematics, Two dimensional motion, Newton’s laws of motion, Applications of Newton’s laws, Free body diagrams, Circular motion, Work and energy, Conservation of energy, Momentum, impulse, and collisions, Rotational kinematics, Torque, Static equilibrium. For completeness, the students are supposed to do 6 experiments related to the subjects of the course.
TURKISH LANGUAGE

Course code

TREG100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
This course examines basic areas of language and expression. In the first half of the course, the theoretical approach to language is formed and the spelling rules of the Turkish language are studied. In the latter part of the course, language and narrative errors are studied together with editing. In the second half of the course, formal writing, curriculum vitae, petition, evaluation of the columns in terms of language and style, types of written expression and practice; Turkish production and application of shooting attachments; Turkish grammar structure; It is aimed to teaching subjects like phonetics of Turkish to students.
TURKISH

Course code

TURK100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
This course provides an orientation to modern Turkish language for foreign students who wish to communicate in this language for their needs. It mainly focuses on the differences between Turkish and English Alphabets, especially the sounds and the letters which are not included in the English alphabet (i.e. Turkish letters ç-ğ-i-ö-ş-ü). In addition, basic grammar and sentence structure forms in Turkish are practised. The required grammar and vocabulary will also be developed through their adaptation to daily situations in contexts such as introducing yourselves, greeting, talking about the things they possess by using possessive adjectives, forming positive, negative and question sentences by using present simple, telling the time, talking about their own timetables, using demonstrative pronouns when describing the place of objects and becoming familiar with vocabulary related to family members.
Third Semester
MATERIALS SCIENCE

Course code

CVLE224

Credit

4

Theoretical

4

Practical

1

Ects

6
The main purpose of this course is to study the relationship that exist between the structures and properties of materials. Review of inter-atomic and inter-molecular forces and bonds, crystal structure, crystallographic directions and planes, amorphous structure, x-ray diffraction techniques, microscopic techniques, and various types of structural imperfections are discussed. Concepts of force, stress, deformation and strain. Mechanical properties of materials: Elasticity, plasticity, viscosity, introduction to the logical concepts. Properties related to strength: Stress-strain curves, true stress and true strain, ductility, brittleness, toughness, resilience and hardness are studied. The course is ended with a discussion about fracture mechanism, fatigue and creep.
DIGITAL LOGIC DESIGN

Course code

EELE221

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

5
This course presents the basic tools for the design and analysis of digital circuits and provides methods and procedures suitable for a variety of digital design applications in computers, control systems, data communications, etc. The course introduces data representation in binary systems, complements, Boolean algebra, logic gates, truth tables, logic circuits, timing diagrams, De Morgan's law, algebraic manipulation, minterms and maxterms, Sum of Products (SOP) and Product of Sums (POS) forms, Boolean function simplification tools and Karnough Map method, NAND and NOR implementations, don't care conditions, combinational circuit design and analysis procedures, and design of Adders, Subtracters and Code Converters.
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION

Course code

HIST100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
The aim of this course is to outline the development of civilizations in the course of history. It firstly focuses on the concepts such as “Civilization”, “Prehistoric”, and “Historic” and on the factors forcing the emergence of the first civilizations. As well as examining the prehistoric periods and their characteristics in the course of human life since the first appearance of human beings on earth, the course mainly focuses on the early civilizations, namely the Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Aegean, Classical Greek, Hellenistic, Indian, Chinese and Roman Civilizations. Political, social, economical, cultural, intellectual, philosophical and scientific aspects in these entities are also examined in this course.
DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

Course code

MATH203

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

1

Ects

6
In this course, the ordinary differential equations and their applications will be considered. The course will demonstrate the usefulness of ordinary differential equations for modelling physical and engineering problems. Complementary mathematical approaches for their solution will be presented, including analytical methods. The basic content of the course includes first order ordinary differential equations and their types of exact, separable, Bernoulli, first order, homogeneous ordinary differential equations, linear independence of the solutions, higher order ordinary differential equations and their solutions. The undetermined coefficient methods, the variation of the parameter method, Cauchy-Euler equations. The definition of the Laplace transform and some important applications of the Laplace transform will be included in this lecture.
GENERAL PHYSICS-II

Course code

PHYS102

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

6
This course provides the basic information to help the students to understand the possible complicated problems in engineering. The subjects of the course are mostly Electricity and Magnetism. The basic subjects of the course are Properties of electric charges, Coulomb’s law, and Electric field of a continuous charge distribution, Gauss’s law and electric flux. Application of Gauss’s law to charged insulators, Obtaining the value of the electric field from the electric potential, Electric potential and the potential energy due to point charges, Electric potential due to continuous charge distributions, Electric current, Resistance and Ohm’s law, Electromotive force, Resistors in series and in parallel. Kirchhoff’s rules. For completeness, the students are supposed to do 6 experiments all are related to the subjects of the course.
MODERN TURKISH HISTORY

Course code

TARH100

Credit

0

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
In this course, Ottoman state and society, factors causing the collapse of the state; Ottoman modernization; Tripoli and Balkan Wars, World War I, Mudros Armistice and Sevres Agreement; parties and associations, the national resistance movement led by Mustafa Kemal, the Havza and Amasya Circulars, the Congresses, the National Pact, the Turkish Grand National Assembly; the rebellions, the regular army and the War of Independence; the Mudanya Armistice, the Lausanne Peace Treaty; Revolution in the political field, secularization of the state and society, abolition of the sultanate, declaration of the republic, abolition of the caliphate; 1921 and 1924 constitutions, constitutional changes; Sheikh Said Rebellion; Multi-party experience, secularization and modernization in law, nationalization and secularization in education, Kemalizm and 6 principles, Turkish foreign policy(1923-1938) are covered.
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE

Course code

UNIEXX1

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE
Fourth Semester
ANATOMY -PHYSIOLOGY-I

Course code

ANAT110

Credit

4

Theoretical

4

Practical

0

Ects

6
In Anatomy and Physiology I lecture, students will be introduced to a comparison between anatomy and physiology; functional organization of human body; terminology used in these two sciences and an insight into the important concept in physiology called homeostasis. This is followed by the cellular and chemical organization of an organism. Histology of different types of tissues; epithelial, connective, bone and muscle tissues are also studied, with histological methods and microscopy used to investigate tissues. In addition to these introductive topics, students are informed on anatomy and physiology of organ systems, namely musculoskeletal system; nervous system; and cardiovascular system. The course will also provide information on the physiology of blood; coagulation disorders and anaemia, Pathology of diseases relative to organ systems studied will be discussed.
CIRCUIT THEORY I

Course code

EELE202

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

6
The course provides students with fundamental Concepts of Circuit Theory: Current, Voltage, Power and Energy as well as Definitions of Circuit Componentes: Voltage Current Sources; Resistors and Ohm's Law. Computation of Power over a Resistor, Set Up Circuit Model. Kirchhoff's Current and Voltage Laws. Resistors in Series and Parallel Configuration; Voltage and Current-Divider Circuits. Ampermeter, Voltmeter and Ohmmeter Circuits. Wheatstone Bridge, Triangle-Star Transformation. Loop Currents and Node Voltages Techniques, Source Transformation. Linearity and superposition principles, source transformations. Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems, Maximum Power Transfer, Graf Theory. Inductance and capacitance. The natural and forced response of the first – order (RL and RC) circuits. Natural and step responses of second-order RLC circuits.
ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY I

Course code

EELE234

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

1

Ects

6
Review of vector calculus. Electrostatics in vacuum. Coulomb's Law and Gauss's laws; Electric Field. Electrical Potantial,Force-Energy and Potantial Units. Poisson's and Laplace's equations. Conductors in the presence of electrostatic fields. Method of images. Dielectrics; polarization. Dielectric boundary conditions. Capacitors with Dielectrics, Energy of the Capacitor and Capacitance. Electrostatic energy. Electrostatic forces by the virtual work principle. Steady currents. Ohm's and Joule's laws. Static Magnetic Fields of Stable Electric Currents. Resistance calculations. Magnetostatics in vacuum. Ampere's force law. Biot-Savart law. Magnetic vector potential. Ampere's circuital law. Magnetic boundary conditions. Magnetic dipole. Magnetization. Hysteresis curve. Self and mutual inductance. Magnetic stored energy. Magnetic forces by the virtual work principle.
ENGINEERING ECONOMY

Course code

INDE232

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
The purpose of this course is to provide an introductory basis for economic analysis in decision making process in engineering design, manufacturing equipment and industrial projects. This course aims to supplement engineering students with the knowledge and capability to perform financial analysis especially in the area of capital investment. It emphasizes the systematic evaluation of the costs and benefits associated with proposed technical projects. The student will be exposed to the concepts of the “time value of money” and the methods of discounted cash flow. Students are prepared to make decisions regarding money as capital within a technological or engineering environment. Assignments and homework help and guide the students to apply the knowledge acquired during the course.
LINEAR ALGEBRA

Course code

MATH121

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
The aim of this course is to introduce the basic operations in linear algebra and applications in engineering problems; matrices, matrix properties and matrix operations: Addition, scalar multiplication, multiplication, transpose, solution of system of linear equations: Elimination method, Gauss Jordan forms, inverse method to solve linear systems, row reduced echelon forms, Gaussian elimination method, inverse and determinants: solving linear equations with determinant (Cramer's rule), use one row to evaluate determinant, minor, cofactor, adjoint matrix, identity matrix, square matrix of the matrices. Real vector spaces, vectors and their properties and applications in engineering: Addition, subtractions, dot product, scalar multiplication, cross product, basis, dimensions and subspaces.
BIOSTATISTICS

Course code

STAT110

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
The main topics of this course are basic statistical definitions, definitions of population and sample, types of data, descriptive statistics, and classification of data. Then, discussing the measures of central tendency such as calculating mean, median and determining mode; and measures of dispersion such as calculating range, variance and standard deviation. In addition to these, students are able to work on frequency tables, data visualization by graphics, probability distributions, some well-known discrete and continuous probability distributions such as normal, binomial and Poisson distributions. Finally, statistical tests for checking normality, the main idea of sampling, sampling distributions and sampling distribution of mean and confidence intervals will be covered in this course.
Fifth Semester
BIOMECHANICS

Course code

BIME303

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
This course is an introduction to the application of mechanical engineering principles to biological materials and systems including ligament, tendon, bone, muscle and joint. Quantitative and qualitative descriptions of the action of skeletal muscles in relation to human movement. Introduction to the engineering analysis of rigid bodies in equilibrium, hard and soft tissues, beams, bones. Statics,Body mechanics, Stress and strain, Tissues, Bones, Dynamics, Kinematics, Kinetics, Impulse and momentum. Soft tissue biomechanics: elasticity and viscoelasticity mechanical properties of various biological tissues models of viscoelastic materials Muscle biomechanics: muscle anatomy muscle’s working principles, muscle’s force and power, muscle work, heart skeletal and smooth muscles Muscle architectures: functional arrangement of muscles muscles work loops twitch and tonic fibers bones, ligaments and tendons skeletons, bones and muscles
MODELING AND SIMULATION

Course code

BIME305

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

5
The course will introduce the basic concepts of computation through modeling and simulation that are increasingly being used by architects, planners, and engineers to shorten design cycles, innovate new products, and evaluate designs and simulate the impacts of alternative approaches. Students will use MATLAB to explore a range of programming and modeling concepts while acquiring those skills. They will then undertake a final project that analyzes one of a variety of scientific problems by designing a representative model, implementing the model, completing a verification and validation process of the model, reporting on the model in oral and written form, and changing the model to reflect corrections, improvements and enhancements.
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AND INSTRUMENTATION

Course code

BIME309

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

2

Ects

5
The objective is to develop a fundamental understanding of the principles of biomedical measurement systems used in the fields of molecular biology and biotechnology, cell engineering, tissue engineering, and biomaterials used in medicine. Applications, diagnosis and treatment, biomedical instrumentation administration, security issues, biomedical technology and the biomedical engineer, their present and future. This course covers physiological signals, biomedical sensors, analogue signal amplification and filters, digital acquisition, digital filtering and processing, and an overview of several common medical instrumentation platforms. Digital processing of biological signals, physiology of the heart and electrocardiogram (ECG), blood pressure measurements, physiology of the brain and electroencephalogram (EEG), Electromyography, Electromechanics of biological fluids.
SIGNAL AND IMAGE PROCESSING

Course code

CMPE326

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

1

Ects

5
Signal and Image Processing course is organised to introduce the fundamentals of digital signal and image processing techniques. The emphasis will be on analysis tools, the design of digital filters, and on the computation of the Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT). The course is designed to give all the fundamental concepts in digital image processing with emphasis in spatial filtering, frequency domain filtering, image enhancement, image restoration, compression, segmentation. Morphological image processing and the introduction to object recognition are the last topics of the course. Included in these topics, the interpolation techniques, frequency domain filtering and image averaging methods for noise removal are important topics covered. The studied methods are experimented using simulator program.
ELECTRONICS I

Course code

EELE341

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

7
Operational amplifiers: common mode and difference mode process. Op-amp applications: voltage adder, voltage follower, differential amplifier, derivate and integrator circuits, active filter design. Semiconductor elements and diodes. Diode equivalent circuits. LEDs and zener diodes. Load line analysis. Half-wave and full-wave rectifier circuits. Bipolar junction transistor: Operation limits of transistors, testing and electrical specifications. DC biasing of transistors: Determining of operation point, voltage divider biasing, voltage feedback biasing and other biasing types. Transistor switching circuits. PNP transistors and stability of biasing. Characteristic of field effect transistors. Depletion-type MOSFETs, Enhancement-type MOSFETs, VMOS and CMOSs. Biasing of field effect transistors. Self-biasing and voltage divider biasing. Biasing of depletion-type MOSFETs and enhancement-type MOSFETs. Other two gates: Varactor, power diodes, tunnel diode, photodiode.
THERMODYNAMICS

Course code

ENRE301

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

7
This course starts with basic concepts and their definitions and moves on to solving examples relating to power, heat and energy. Thermodynamic related properties of pure substances, Equation of state, work and heat, Zeroth law of thermodynamics, First Law of thermodynamics, Ideal and real gases, Internal energy and enthalpy, Second law of thermodynamics, Entropy are introduced. Application of thermodynamic principles starts with the Carnot cycle, steam power cycles, gas power cycles, Otto and Diesel power cycles and ends with refrigeration cycles. Use of thermodynamic properties in designing systems, the effect of parameters is covered. The course also includes practical work in the laboratories and simple design projects based on the use of thermodynamic properties.
Sixth Semester
PHYSIOLOGICAL SIGNALS AND INSTRUMENTATION

Course code

BIME302

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

6
Fundamentals of biomedical signals, measurement and instrumentation; biomedical transducers; membrane biophysics, electrophysiology of excitable cells, membrane models; theory of bioelectrical signals, electrocardiography, electroencephalography, electromyography; bio-potential electrodes; bio-potential amplifiers and instrumentation techniques, electrical and patient safety; examples of monitoring, therapeutic and prosthetic devices. Biophysics of cell membranes, models of neuron membrane potential, Hodgkin-Huxley equations for the action potential, propagation of the action potential, neurocommunication, simple neural networks which explain behavior, volume conductor fields, theory of Electrocardiography (ECG), ECG amplifiers and instrumentation ECG signal processing, EEG, EMG, and other bioelectric signals, model of the cardiovascular system, model of the respiratory system, model of the neurocardiac control system, transducers for bioelectric, cardiovascular and respiratory measurements, precondition circuits and instrumentation techniques.
PRINCIPLES OF MEDICAL IMAGING

Course code

BIME304

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The underlying physics, image formation theories and selected applications of each modality will be presented. Basic imaging principles, image formation, image quality, ionizing radiation, interaction of radiation with matter, modalities in radiographic imaging. Physics and modalities in nuclear medicine imaging, ultrasound imaging, magnetic resonance imaging. Data acquisition techniques and hardware considerations. New imaging modalities and application areas. Knowledge and skills on the following aspects of medical imaging will be given to the students: Image reconstruction with non-diffracting sources in two dimensions, image reconstruction with non-diffracting sources in three dimensions, algebraic reconstruction algorithms. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) techniques, flow imaging and flow related MRI. Ultrasonic computed tomography, tomographic imaging with diffracting sources, ultrasonic reflection tomography. Nuclear sourse tomographic imaging. New imaging modalities.
THERAPEUTIC MEDICAL DEVICES

Course code

BIME306

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
This course will provide students brief review of physiology and common pathology from an engineering point of view for understanding of therapeutic medical devices. The lectures will focus on function of therapeutic medical devices so that the students will gain the ability to contribute in their design, development and effective usage in their future careers.Fundamentals of therapeutic devices and their working principles, General concepts of diagnosis, theraphy and monitorization, Cardiac, respiratory and neuromuscular assit devices, Physical theraphy equipment. Cardiovascular instrumentation, prosthesis and assist devices. Neuromuscular prosthetics and orthotics. Respiratory therapy equipment and instrumentation. Anaesthesia delivery apparatus and applications. Sensory communication aids. Internal prosthetic and orthotics. Electrosurgery and related equipment. Instrumentation related to metabolic systems. Medical imaging systems. Radiation therapy.
INTRODUCTION TO MICROCONTROLLERS

Course code

BIME308

Credit

4

Theoretical

3

Practical

2

Ects

6
This course aims to introduce the basics of digital design and embedded control systems. Students will have a sound knowledge on: design methods and the implementation of basic digital systems, microcontrollers, microcontroller architecture, assembly programming, and microcotroller peripherals. Student will have hands-on exercises in Lab. Projects related to microcontroller programming and interfacing. Introduction to computer systems, Boolean algebra, introduction to microcontroller, programming microcontroller using C, using sensors and other peripherals in microcontroler. MSP430 Instruction set, Addressing modes. Interrupt signals and routines. Interface circuits. Analog and Digital Peripherals programming: Digital I/Os, Timers, ADC and Communication Peripherals, Low power modes of operation
BIOELECTRICITY

Course code

BIME310

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
In this course fundamental engineering and mathematical tools to understand and analyze basic bioelectricity and circuit theory will be used in the context of the mammalian nervous system. Fundamentals of bioelectricity of the mammalian nervous system and other excitable tissues, passive and active forms of electric signals in both the single cell and cell-cell communication, tissue and systemic bioelectricity will be explained. In addition to these, mathematical analysis including Nernst equation, Goldman equation, linear cable theory, and Hodgkin-Huxley Model of action potential generation and propagation, design and build a wireless bioelectric recording device to control a prosthetic limb will be teached.
Seventh Semester
SUMMER TRAINING

Course code

BIME300

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

2
Engineering summer training is the thirty working days internship period in which the engineering students are expected to apply their theoretical knowledge, which they acquired during their undergraduate studies, in a professional environment. Summer training can be performed at any institution which is involved in any of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bioengineering or Medicine subdisiplines. During the training, the engineering students encounter with the professional life tasks, so that they have a better chance to prepare themselves for the industries’ needs and decide on their exact field of professional interests. At the end of the thirty days of training, which is performed after the third year of the bachelor studies, the students write their summer training reports which summarize their internship experience.
ADVANCED MEDICAL DEVICE DESIGN

Course code

BIME401

Credit

3

Theoretical

1

Practical

4

Ects

7
In the theoretical part of the course, lectures are given on fundamental design methodology, project management, engineering ethics, report writing, presentation skills, etc. In the applied part of the course, the students select a project among the projects offered by the department and develop a project proposal. According to the proposed design, the students will implement their solution, revise their solution when problems occur and demonstrate their working product at the end of the semester. Clinicians, industry partners and students develop new medical devices that solve real clinical challenges. Projects teams will be formed at the beginning of the termd for the next twelve weeks students and mentors alike follow a structured design process that culminates in a proof-of-concept prototype.
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

BIMEXX1

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
AREA ELECTIVE
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

BIMEXX2

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
AREA ELECTIVE
BIOMATERIALS AND DRUG DELIVERY

Course code

BIOE405

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
The objective is to develop a fundamental understanding of the definitions, classifications, properties and benefits of biomaterials. This course focuses on the fundamental understanding of implantable materials with respect to their design, analysis and use in human health. This course also includes evaluation of biomedical use, applications and biocompatibilities of biomaterials and provides the basic understanding of the controlled drug delivery systems and introduction to drug targeting. The course also includes the fundamentals of materials synthesis/fabrication, methods of characterisation/analysis, interactions between materials with tissues, quantitative analysis of material properties and how materials are used to impact human health. Also, It covers the application of engineering principles for designing and understanding the delivery of therapeutics.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Course code

ENGI401

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
This course is designed to focus on project management framework, project integration management, project scope management, project communication management and teamwork, health & safety, engineering ethics, environmental management, risk management and sustainability, entrepreneurship and feasibility report, legal aspects in project management. This course also prepares the senior students to select their capstone design projects and form teams. The students undertake literature review for their projects, prepare feasibility report, and a written/oral presentation at the end of the term.
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE

Course code

UNIEXX2

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE
Eighth Semester
CLINICAL ENGINEERING

Course code

BIME406

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
Principles of Clinical Engineering. Hospital organization. Procurement policies. Setting up a clinical engineering department. Medical Equipment Maintenance program, Medical Device Directives and device classification, Standards and Safety and Performance issues, Principles of Clinical Engineering in Medical Engineering. The course will cover the technologies, tests and operation of a variety of clinical laboratory testing systems (biochemistry, haematology and immunology) and how they apply to a particular organ or system. The students will also be exposed to the underlying principles involved in the measurement of certain physiological parameters from some of the complex organ systems including the urinary, cardiac and gastro-intestinal systems.
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

BIMEXX3

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
AREA ELECTIVE
AREA ELECTIVE

Course code

BIMEXX4

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
AREA ELECTIVE
TISSUE ENGINEERING

Course code

BIOE404

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

6
The objective is to develop an overview of cell biology fundamentals, an extensive review on extracellular matrix and basics of receptors, followed by topics on cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions at both the theoretical and experimental levels. Subsequent lectures will cover the effects of physical (shear, stress, strain) and chemical (cytokins, growth factors) stimuli on cell function, emphasizing topics signal transduction processes. Tissue engineering will be introduced by reviewing tissue structure and function and the clinical need for tissue repair. An overview of scaffold design and processing for tissue engineering will be reviewed and the application of tissue engineering to specialized tissues and organs will then be addressed in depth.
CAPSTONE PROJECT

Course code

ENGI402

Credit

4

Theoretical

2

Practical

4

Ects

8
This course is an interdisciplinary project based course involving engineering design, cost estimating, environmental impacts, project schedule and team work. Students are expected to work in pre-assigned team under the supervision of faculty on a predetermined project. Each team will submit a final report including drawing, specification, and cost estimate that completely describe their proposed design. Each team will make oral presentation defending their final design and project feasibility to peers and faculty members.

Optional modules

SURGICAL INSTRUMENTATION

Course code

BIME402

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

SURGICAL INSTRUMENTATION

Course code

MEDE402

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN

Course code

MCLE475

Credit

3

Theoretical

2

Practical

3

Ects

6
This course aims to study the Integration of computers into the design cycle. Interactive computer modelling and analysis. Geometrical modelling with wire frame, surface, and solid models. Finite element modelling and analysis. Curves and surfaces and CAD/CAM data exchange. The integration of CAD, CAE and CAM systems.
PROGRAMMING IN MATLAB FOR ENGINEERING

Course code

ENGI316

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

COMPUTER AIDED DATA ANALYSIS

Course code

INDE491

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

Course code

BIOE493

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ARTIFICIAL ORGANS

Course code

BIME404

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Course code

ENVE402

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

The objective of this course is provide knowledge on environmental impacts and environmental impact assessment. The course content includes history and basics of environmental impact assessment; framework and legal considerations for impact assessment; predictions of impacts on air, soil and water quality, noise level, and the biological environment; methods of impact analysis; public participation in the environmental impact assessment process; environmental impact assessment reports. Examples of previously used environmental impact assessment reports of various engineering projects are studied as cases studies in the lectures. The course uses lecture notes and discussions for the theoretical information and a term project practicing on how to conduct an environmental impact assessment on an imaginary project learning to use the theory in practice.
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Course code

ENVE407

Credit

3

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

This course is an introduction to the interaction among social, political, cultural, ecological and economic factors in the field of environmental management and is centrally concerned with understanding deliberate efforts to translate environmental knowledge into action in order to achieve particular outcomes in the way landscapes, societies and/or natural ecosystems are used and managed. The course will provide a critical survey of the contemporary field of environmental policy, planning and management. It will also consider how the objectives for land and resource use are shaped, fashioned and contested in democratic and non-democratic settings. Student’s will be tought dynamics and processes that impact ecological systems and they will understand the basic components of a sustainable development framework, study concepts of sustainable development theory and practice.

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