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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Biotransport

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17AMBBTR Z,ZK 4 2P+2C
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Department of Biomedical Technology
Synopsis:

Transport processes are underlying all functions of living organisms. Mechanisms by which these processes take place, and models that describe them, are the subjects of this course. From the principles of thermo-dynamics and the organization of the cell, the transports will be described in terms of their molecular structure, their function and features, and their integration into tissues and organs. The courses will be of interest to students who wish to understand and interpret transport experiments in biological systems and to predict performance or behaviour from transport data. Each lecture will provide engineering problems to solve (exercises), some lectures will be illustrated by demonstrations.

Requirements:

Requirements for assessment:

- resolved all given separate tasks.

- submitted one protocol from any practical lesson.

Exam requirements:

- obtained assessment,

- only the written exam contains some questions QCM,

interpretation of the graph, the solution (calculation) of the practical problem.

Evaluation (grading) of the written exam according to the ECTS grading scale at CTU.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Membrane thermodynamics

2.The Cell

3.Membrane proteins

4.Neural signalling

5.Genesis and use of mechanical force

6.Transcellular transports

7.Gas transports

8.Transports in artificial organs

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Membrane thermodynamics

2.The Cell

3.Membrane proteins

4.Neural signalling

5.Genesis and use of mechanical force

6.Transcellular transports

7.Gas transports

8.Transports in artificial organs

Study Objective:
Study materials:

1.Kucera,P., basic support, outlines of lectures given in advance

2.Fournier, Ronald L.: Basic transport phenomena in biomedical engineering. 2nd ed. New York: Taylor & Francis, 2007. 450 p. ISBN-13: 9781591690269, ISBN-10: 1591690269 (recommended)

3.Truskey, G.A. Yuan, F., and Katz, D.: Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems. 1st ed. Prentice Hall: Pearson, NewJersey, USA, 2004. 811 pp. (2nd ed. 2009)(recommended)

4.Morton H. Friedman: Principles and Models of Biological Transport, 2nd ed. Springer, 2008, 510 p. 150 illus., ISBN: 978-0-387-79239-2 (For deep understanding and mathematical formalism)

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Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-09-17
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet2246106.html