BE 4337. TRANSPORT PHENOMENA IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING. 3 Hours.
Principles of momentum, mass and heat transfer; description of blood flow, trans-capillary, interstitial, lymphatic fluid transport and pulmonary gas exchange. Applications in the design of blood oxygenator, dialysis devices, and strategies in drug delivery, hyperthermia treatment. Preferred background: basic understanding of general physics, biology and calculus, and successful completion of BE 3380. Prerequisite: Accepted into the BE Professional Program or consent of the BE undergraduate advisor.