2017 Outline of Human Centered Science and Biomedical Engineering I

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Human Centered Science and Biomedical Engineering
Instructor(s)
Inou Norio  Kajiwara Susumu  Kajikawa Kotaro  Nishiyama Nobuhiro  Kaneko Hirohiko  Morikawa Junko  Tanaka Kan 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Tue1-2(B223,石川台3号館306号室(機械系会議室))  
Group
-
Course number
HCB.C421
Credits
1
Academic year
2017
Offered quarter
1Q
Syllabus updated
2017/3/17
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
English
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Course description and aims

Fundamentals regarding human centered science and biomedical engineering are described. Topics include the basic subjects related to human science, health and medical science, environments and so on, in the areas of material engineering, mechanical engineering, information and electrical engineering and life science.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to understand the concept of human centered science and biomedical engineering and the basics related to human science, health and environment in a wide area of study.

Keywords

Human science, Heath and biomedical science, Environment

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

In the end of class, students are given quizzes related to the topics given that day. To prepare for class, students should read the course schedule section and check what topics will be covered.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Basic biomechanics Reviewing key contents of the lecture and quiz.
Class 2 Nano Optics in Life Reviewing key contents of the lecture and quiz.
Class 3 Basics of human sensory information processing Reviewing key contents of the lecture and quiz.
Class 4 Thermal control in life engineerig -from a viewpoint of materials science- Reviewing key contents of the lecture and quiz.
Class 5 Fundations of human immune system Reviewing key contents of the lecture and quiz.
Class 6 Basics of medical applications of nanotechnology Reviewing key contents of the lecture and quiz.
Class 7 Basics of environmental response at the cell level Reviewing key contents of the lecture and quiz.

Textbook(s)

See course materials.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Materials used in class can be found on OCW-i.

Assessment criteria and methods

Quiz at the course session and attendance.

Related courses

  • Outline of human centered science and biomedical engineering II

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prior conditions

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