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Cornell University    
 
    
 
  Feb 24, 2018
 
Courses of Study 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BEE 4530 - Computer-Aided Engineering: Applications to Biological Processes

(crosslisted) MAE 4530  
     
Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: heat and mass transfer (BEE 3500  or equivalent). Satisfies BE capstone design requirement. Satisfies College of Engineering technical writing requirement. Students must also enroll in ENGRC 4530 .

A. K. Datta, R. Evans, T. Nathans-Kelly.

Introduction to simulation-based design as an alternative to prototype-based design; analysis and optimization of complex real-life processes for design and research, using industry-standard physics-based computational software. Emphasis is on problem formulation, starting from a real process and developing its computer model. Covers biomedical processes in thermal therapy and drug delivery that involve heat transfer, mass transfer, and fluid flow. Computational topics introduce the finite-element method, pre- and post-processing, and pitfalls of using computational software. Students choose their own semester-long biomedical project, which is the major part of the course (no final exam).

Outcome 1: An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

Outcome 2: An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

Outcome 3: A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

Outcome 4: An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice for engineering practice.

Outcome 5: An ability to integrate modern biology with engineering principles.



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