BB 603 - Physiology for Engineers

Course content
  • Introduction to the overall organization of the human body.
  • Basic and engineering aspects of the following:
    • The master and vegetative tissues, organs systems, nervous system, musculo-skeletal system, endocrine system and body metabolism, gastrointestinal system, respiratory system and spirometers, cardiovascular system, blood and body fluids, reproductive system, blood and body fluids, reproductive system, hepato-biliary system, kidney and excretory system
    • Basic physiologic principles
    • Metabolism
    • Immunity and allergy
    • Physiology museum hematology experiments
References
  • W.F. Ganong, Medical physiology, 12 Marusen Asian end. Singapore, 1985.
  • C.C. Chatterjee, Human physiology, Med. Allied Agency, Calcutta, 1985.
  • S. Wright, Applied Physiology, Oxford, 1984.
  • J. H. Brown (ed.) Engineering principles in physiology Acad. Press, New York.
Total credits : 6 credits - Lecture
Type : Department elective
Duration : Full Semester