BME 60B Engineering Analysis/Design: Data Analysis (2017-2018)

BME 60B Engineering Analysis/Design: Data Analysis

(Required for BME and BMEP.)
Catalog Data:

BME 60B Engineering Analysis/Design: Data Analysis (Credit Units: 4) Overview of MATLAB; numeric, cell, and structure arrays; file management; plotting and model building; solving linear algebraic equations; differential equations; symbolic processing. Prerequisite: BME60A and Mathematics 3A. Biomedical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering: Premedical majors have first consideration for enrollment. Only one course from BME 60B, ENGRCEE 20 may be taken for credit. (Design units: 1)

Required Textbook:
None
Recommended Textbook:
None
References:

None.

Coordinator:
Bernard Choi
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic

Computer programming basics, linear algebra concepts

Lecture Topics:
  • Overview of MATLAB
  • Numeric, Cell, and Structure Arrays
  • File management
  • Plotting and Model Building
  • Solving Linear Algebraic Equations
  • Differential Equations
  • Symbolic Processing
Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:

MATLAB R2012 (earlier version might be fine, but requires Signal Processing and Image Processing toolboxes).

Laboratory Projects:
  • Circuit analysis
  • Partial Differential Equation solution - heat/mass diffusion equation
  • Signal frequency analysis
  • Numerical approximation to heat/mass diffusion equation
  • Image analysis
Professional Component

Contributes towards the Biomedical Engineering major requirements for Engineering Topics courses.

Design Content Description
Approach:

Students will use MATLAB to develop software to analyze quantitatively the performance of various system designs, including ones from BME 60A.

Lectures: 70%
Laboratory Portion: 30%
Grading Criteria:
  • Homework: 40%
  • In-class group assessments: 15%
  • Friday quizzes: 25%
  • Team Project: 20%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 4.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 4.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 3.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 1.0 credit units

Prepared:
December 21, 2016
Senate Approved:
November 14, 2016
Approved Effective:
2017 Fall Qtr