ENGN3810 - Biomechanics and Biomaterials

ENGN3810 - Biomechanics and Biomaterials

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Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Summary

1. Knowledge and Skill base

1.1 Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline. tick
1.2 Conceptual understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline. tick
1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline. tick
1.4 Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline. tick
1.5 Knowledge of engineering design practice and contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline. tick
1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of sustainable engineering practice in the specific discipline.

2. Engineering Application Ability

2.1 Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving. tick
2.2 Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources. tick
2.3 Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes. tick
2.4 Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects. tick

3. Professional and Personal Attributes

3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability.
3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains. tick
3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour. tick
3.4 Professional use and management of information. tick
3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct. tick
3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership. tick

Learning Outcomes to EA Stage 1 Competency Mapping

1. Knowledge and Skill base 2. Engineering Application Ability 3. Professional and Personal Attributes

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1Describe motion with precise, well-defined mechanical and anatomical terminology tick tick tick
2Identify relationships between structure and function in tissues and the implications/importance of these relationships tick tick tick
3Evaluate and quantify linear and angular characteristics of human movements tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
4Evaluate the stresses and strains in biological tissues, given the loading conditions and material properties tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
5Analyze the forces at a skeletal joint for various static and dynamic human activities tick tick tick
6Analyze the structure, function and motion of the human body as well as evaluate basic principles of human skeletal muscle mechanics tick tick tick tick tick tick tick
7Concieve practical projects associated with biomedical engineering and human motion, and analyse how they achieve optimal biomaterial function and performance tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick

Assessment Tasks

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Course projects and Quizzes

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Final exam?

Learning Outcomes to Assessment Task Mapping

Assessment Tasks

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1Describe motion with precise, well-defined mechanical and anatomical terminology
2Identify relationships between structure and function in tissues and the implications/importance of these relationships
3Evaluate and quantify linear and angular characteristics of human movements
4Evaluate the stresses and strains in biological tissues, given the loading conditions and material properties
5Analyze the forces at a skeletal joint for various static and dynamic human activities
6Analyze the structure, function and motion of the human body as well as evaluate basic principles of human skeletal muscle mechanics
7Concieve practical projects associated with biomedical engineering and human motion, and analyse how they achieve optimal biomaterial function and performance

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