Singapore University of Social Sciences

Fundamentals of Bioengineering

CET Course | SkillsFuture Claimable Course

Fundamentals of Bioengineering (BME205)


This course applies the concepts and methods of physical science and mathematics to solving the problems of the human system functions from an engineering approach. Topics include fluid mechanics, biomass transfer, bioheat transfer and modeling of physiological systems.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY JULY


  • Fundamentals of fluid mechanics
  • Physiological application of fluid mechanics
  • Fundamentals of biomass transfer
  • Physiological application of biomass transfer
  • Fundamentals of bioheat transfer
  • Physiological application of bioheat transfer

Learning Outcome

  • Apply the basic concepts in fluid mechanics, kinematics of fluid mechanics, hydrostatics, conservation relations and viscous and steady flow via analysis and/or description.
  • Demonstrate the understanding and physiological application of fluid mechanics
  • Explain and show the fundamentals of biomass transfer.
  • Discuss the fundamentals of bioheat transfer
  • Determine the application of biomass and bioheat transfer to physiological systems.
  • Use techniques, skills and modern engineering tools, including computer tools and imaging equipment, to obtain data, analysis of data and provide meaningful findings and conclusions to bioheat transfer
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