Course syllabus 210613_IDP - Biomechatronics (FME - SS 2019/2020)Help

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Course unit title: Biomechatronics
Course unit code: 210613_IDP
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (5 credits)
Name of lecturer: Ing. Marek Gašparík, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Branislav Hučko, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The aim of this subject is to extend the basic knowledge of mechatronics from nonliving bodies to living bodies, the application of basic mechatronical principles to the medicine.
Prerequisites and co-requisites: none
Course contents:
- Fundamentals of anatomy, terminology, standard human.
- Statics of human body.
- Motion of human body, kinematics, Motion apparatus of human.
- Clinical gait analysis.
- Fundamentals of orthopedics and orthotics.
- Artificial mechanical systems of lower extremity.
- Artificial mechanical systems of upper extremity.
- Systems of energy harvesting with the application to medicine.
Recommended or required reading:
DARBEMAMIEH, G. -- DARGAHI, J. -- NAJARIAN, S. Mechatronics in Medicine A Biomedical Engineering Approach. New York: McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012. 208 p.
HERMAN, I P. Physics of the Human Body. Heidelberg: Springer, 2007. 845 p.

ŽIVČÁK, J. Základy bioniky a biomechaniky. Prešov : ManaCon, 2004. 256 p. ISBN 80-89040-25-X.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods: The subject consists of theoretical lectures and practical labs.
Assesment methods and criteria: The student will obtain credits if he passes the exam successfully max. 55 points.The final evaluation depends on the test result and the final exam. The evaluation is following:
A 100 - 91 points, B 90 - 81 points, C 80 - 71 points, D 70 -61 points, E 60 - 50 points.
Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Work placement(s): There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.

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