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as of 9/16/2019

BIOTRANSPORT PROCESSES
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectEngineering
Number & Suffix: 104
Full UC Title: BIOTRANSPORT PROCESSES 
Transcript Title: BIOTRANSPORT PROCES 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course introduces transport processes in biomedical systems. Students develop engineering models and simple conceptual designs in the context of biological systems. The course covers fundamental concepts of diffusion and conservation within momentum, heat, and mass transport. Within momentum transport, specific topics include Newton’s law of viscosity, viscosity of gases and liquids, conservation of momentum, velocity distributions in simple laminar flows, boundary layer concepts and turbulence, and the Reynolds number. Within heat transport, Fourier’s law of conduction is covered. Within mass transport, specific topics include Fick’s first and second laws of diffusion, diffusivities of gases, liquids and solids, binary mixture diffusion and conservation of mass, concentration distributions in simple binary systems (including identifying appropriate boundary conditions), concentration boundary layer concepts, Schmidt and Sherwood numbers, and definition and use of mass transfer coefficients. Students examine transport of molecules and cells in biological systems to describe various key processes such as cell migration and provision of cell nutrition. The role of transport processes in biological systems and employed in clinical applications, such as dialysis, is described using simple engineering models. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: BIOTRANSPORT PROCESSES 
Partner University Department: Biomedical Engineering 
Partner University Course Number: BMEN30007