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The Course Descriptions catalog describes all undergraduate and graduate courses offered by Michigan State University. The searches below only return course versions Fall 2000 and forward. Please refer to the Archived Course Descriptions for versions prior to Fall 2000.

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BME 425  Biomaterials and Biocompatibility

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
MSE 250
Recommended Background:
PSL 250
Restrictions:
Open to juniors or seniors in the College of Engineering.
Description:
Materials science of human implants. Design requirements imposed by the human body, and need for bodily protection.
Semester Alias:
BME 424, MSE 324
Interdepartmental With:
Materials Science and Engineering
Administered By:
Materials Science and Engineering
Effective Dates:
FALL 2015 - SUMMER 2019


BME 444  Biosensors for Medical Diagnostics

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
(BS 161 or BS 181H or LB 145) and (CEM 141 or CEM 151) and (ECE 302 or ECE 345 or BE 334 or CEM 333)
Restrictions:
Open to juniors or seniors or graduate students in the College of Engineering.
Description:
Biosensors, their components, properties, and associated electronics for applications in medical diagnostics.
Semester Alias:
BE 445
Interdepartmental With:
Biosystems Engineering
Administered By:
Biosystems Engineering
Effective Dates:
FALL 2015 - Open


BME 490  Independent Study

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year
Credits:
Variable from 3 to 12
Reenrollment Information:
A student may earn a maximum of 12 credits in all enrollments for this course.
Restrictions:
Approval of department.
Description:
Individualized reading and research in biomedical engineering or bioengineering.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2002 - Open


BME 490A  Independent Study in Clinical Biomechanics

Semester:
Fall of every year
Credits:
Variable from 1 to 3
Reenrollment Information:
A student may earn a maximum of 6 credits in all enrollments for this course.
Restrictions:
Approval of department.
Description:
Individualized reading and research in the application of biomechanics to clinical cases.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2002 - Open


BME 490B  Independent Study in Biomaterials

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Variable from 1 to 3
Reenrollment Information:
A student may earn a maximum of 6 credits in all enrollments for this course.
Restrictions:
Approval of department.
Description:
Individualized reading and research in the application of biomaterials.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2002 - Open


BME 491  Special Topics

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year
Credits:
Variable from 3 to 12
Reenrollment Information:
A student may earn a maximum of 12 credits in all enrollments for this course.
Description:
Special topics in biomedical engineering or bioengineering.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2002 - Open


BME 494  Biofluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer

Semester:
Fall of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
(ME 410 or concurrently) or (CHE 311 or concurrently) or (BE 350 or concurrently)
Restrictions:
Open to juniors or seniors or graduate students in the College of Engineering.
Description:
Applications of fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and thermodynamics to biological processes, including blood flow in the circulatory system, heart function, effects of heating and cooling on cells, tissues, and proteins. Pharmacokinetics.
Interdepartmental With:
Mechanical Engineering
Administered By:
Mechanical Engineering
Effective Dates:
FALL 2015 - Open


BME 495  Tissue Mechanics

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
(ME 222)
Restrictions:
Open to students in the College of Engineering.
Description:
Application of solid mechanics to understanding mechanical responses of biological tissues. Microstructure and biological function for soft and hard connective tissues and muscle.
Semester Alias:
MSM 441
Interdepartmental With:
Mechanical Engineering
Administered By:
Mechanical Engineering
Effective Dates:
FALL 2014 - Open


BME 497  Biomechanical Design in Product Development

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
ME 371 or concurrently
Restrictions:
Open to juniors or seniors in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Description:
Biomechanical product design with application to people or animals. Synthesis, prototyping, and analysis of designs. Project management. Market research.
Semester Alias:
BME 491A, MSM 445
Interdepartmental With:
Mechanical Engineering
Administered By:
Mechanical Engineering
Effective Dates:
FALL 2014 - SUMMER 2018


BME 803  Research Methods

Semester:
Fall of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Description:
Skills required for graduate research. Critically reviewing the literature, defining a fundamental research problem, effective oral and written technical presentations, ethics and statistics.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2016 - Open


BME 841  Translational Innovations Laboratory

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 1   Lab Hours: 4
Restrictions:
Open to doctoral students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering or approval of department.
Description:
Mentored research conducted in multidisciplinary team. Translational research. Development of biomedical technologies. Teamwork skills.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2016 - SUMMER 2021


BME 844  Biosensor Principles and Applications

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Recommended Background:
Knowledge of biology, chemistry, and electronics.
Description:
Nanotechnology-based biosensors, their components, desirable properties, and associated electronics. Applications related to healthcare, biodefense, food and water safety, agriculture, bio-production, and environment. Multidisciplinary interactions necessary for biosensor development.
Semester Alias:
BE 845
Interdepartmental With:
Biosystems Engineering
Administered By:
Biosystems Engineering
Effective Dates:
FALL 2015 - Open


BME 892  Biomedical Engineering Seminar

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 1   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 1
Description:
Presentations of detailed studies of one or more specialized aspects of biomedical engineering
Effective Dates:
FALL 2016 - Open


BME 899  Master's Thesis Research

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year
Credits:
Variable from 1 to 8
Reenrollment Information:
A student may earn a maximum of 24 credits in all enrollments for this course.
Description:
Master's thesis research.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2016 - SPRING 2017


BME 999  Doctoral Dissertation Research

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year
Credits:
Variable from 1 to 36
Reenrollment Information:
A student may earn a maximum of 36 credits in all enrollments for this course.
Description:
Doctoral dissertation research.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2016 - SPRING 2017