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BME 705

Rehabilitation Engineering

Engineering principles underlying the design and utilization of devices for persons with disabilities. Exposure to fabrication and design techniques. Overview of existing technology, including: limb and spinal orthoses, limb prostheses, devices aiding mobility, seating aids, reachers, robotic aids, functional electrical stimulation; sensory aids, uses of microcomputers, workplace/home modifications, devices for the aged. Effects of national policies, and challenges of technology transfer.
Weekly Contact: Lab:1 hr. Lecture:3 hrs. Tutorial:1 hr.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

BLG 601 and BME 639 and EES 604 and EES 612

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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Biomedical Engineering