Physiology 1 for Engineers
Universitat Politècnica de València
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS
Guyton and Hall “Textbook of Medical Physiology, 13th Edition” available through the bookstore or online, in physical or electronic formats.
Studies how excitable tissue, nerves and muscles, and the cardiovascular and respiratory systems work. Focuses on understanding mechanisms and includes an intro to structure, an emphasis on quantitative function, and integration of hormonal and neural regulation and control.
• Learn the fundamental knowledge and concepts of human physiology necessary for the practice of biomedical engineering.
• Take a quantitative, engineering-based approach to understanding these concepts.
• Relate biological, physiological, and engineering concepts to the etiology, pathogenesis and treatment of human diseases that are, in the end, the practical application of that knowledge.
STUDENT LEARNING/COURSE OUTCOMES
1 The Cell, Membrane Physiology and General
2 The Nervous System, The Senses and
3 The Heart
4 The Circulation
5 The Body Fluids and Kidneys
6 Blood Cells, Immunity and Coagulation
8 Gastrointestinal Physiology
10 Endocrinology and Reproduction
Exams and/or quizzes 23% per quarter, 92% total
Class participation 8%
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.