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Course Descriptions

Biomedical engineers use science, engineering, and mathematics to understand and solve medical problems. The biomedical engineering program at Rose‑Hulman produces engineers with the medical and biological expertise needed to solve health care problems during careers in technical and health-related industries, as well as in government or industrial laboratories.

BE 212 - Biomedical Fluid Mechanics

  • Credit Hours: 3R-0L-3C
  • Term Available: W
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: No
  • Prerequisites: ES 201 or ENGD 215 and BIO 120
  • Corequisites: None

Fluid mechanics as applied to physiological systems. Includes discussion of cardiovascular physiology, Poiseuille flow, pulsatile flow, fluid transport in the microcirculation, blood flow and pressure measurement in the clinical environment, dimensional analysis and modeling.

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