Higher education teachers: Kotnik Tadej

Higher education teachers: , Miklavčič Damijan
Credits: 6
Semester: winter
Subject code: 64208



Subject description

Prerequisites:

A prerequisite for attending the course is the enrollment into the 1st year of the 2nd cycle university study programme Electrical Engineering – Biomedical Engineering

Content (Syllabus outline):

Theories on the origins and development of life. Thermodynamics of biological systems. Basic chemistry of biological systems. Self-organiza-tion. Molecular genetics. Structure, growth, and division of biological cells. Cell membrane. Ener-gy conversions in biology. Biological regulation and homeostasis. Physiological systems in human. Structure, function and circulation of blood. Immune system. Flow of matter in biological systems. Population dynamics. Deterministic chaos and fractals in biology.

Objectives and competences:

To describe biological systems from an engineering perspective, analysis of the effects of electric currents and electromagnetic fields on biological systems.

Intended learning outcomes:

The student will understand the characteristics of biological systems and their functioning from an engineering perspective, and will be able to analyze the effects of electric currents and electromagnetic fields on biological systems.





Study materials

Readings:

  1. Vodovnik, Miklavčič, Kotnik. Biološki sistemi. Založba FE, Ljubljana, 1998
  2. Miklavčič, Kotnik. Biološki sistemi, 2. izdaja. 2015, v pripravi za tisk



Study in which the course is carried out

  • 1 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Biomedical Engineering