Course Catalog - 2015-2016

     

BIOE 586 - RESPIRIATORY SYSTEM MECHANICS

Long Title: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM MECHANICS
Department: Bioengineering
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Description: Mechanics of ventilation, respiratory muscle mechanics, rib cage mechanics, mechanical coupling between the respiratory muscles and the rib cage, and inferences on mechanics from respiratory muscle anatomy. The class will meet in the Pulmonary Division at Baylor College of Medicine in the Texas Medical Center. Cross-list: MECH 586.