ELEC 581 - CARDIO - RESP SYSTEM DYNAMICS
Long Title: CARDIOVASCULAR AND RESPIRATORY SYSTEM DYNAMICS
Department: Electrical & Computer Eng.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Autonomic nervous system control of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Development of models of neuron and cardiac cell activity; models of ventricular and vascular system mechanics; models of pulmonary mechanics and gas transport. Includes a study of instrumentation and techniques used in the cardiac catherization laboratory. Discussions of different types of ventricular assist devices is also included. The course serves as an introduction to engineering in cardiovascular and respiratory system diagnosis and critical care medicine. Cross-list: BIOE 581. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of ordinary differential equations; electricity and magnetism, and solid mechanics form elementary physics; linear control theory and elementary physiology of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.