Short Title:Fluid Mechanics for BioEngineering
Full Title:Fluid Mechanics for BioEngineering
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:FLUI H4003
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:FIONA CRANLEY
Module Author:KEN MOLONEY
Module Description:This module will apply the fundamentals of Fluid mechanics to the human body
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe the human Cardiovascular system as a system
LO2 formulate the problems related to fluid mechanics in human body system and solve by engineering concepts.
LO3 Understand the governing physics behind the pulsatile flow and cardiovascular system
LO4 Identify artificial organs and devices that are exposed or work based the flow inside human body
LO5 Describe the human respiratory system and solve thermofluid flow problems associated with the lungs
LO6 Solve flow problems associated with the digestive system
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Laboratory LAB 1 2 15.00 Week 6
Assignment LAB 2 2,5 15.00 Week 10
No End of Module Formal Examination

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Lecturer/Lab No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 4.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer/Lab No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 4.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • David Rubenstein Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering Stony Brook University, Wei Yin Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering State University of New York at Stony Brook, Mary D. Frame Ph.D. University of Missouri Columbia 2011, Biofluid Mechanics: An Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Macrocirculation, and Microcirculation, Academic Press [ISBN: 9780123813831]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_EBIOM_B B.Eng (Hons) in Biomedical Design 8 Mandatory