Nov 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 2020 3D Printing in Biomedicine

This is an interdisciplinary course incorporating the principles of biomedical engineering design and biological sciences for rapid prototyping of 3D models for application in biomedical therapies using the 3D printing technologies. In the biomedical engineering component of the course, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of computer-aided design (CAD), use and proficiency of Autodesk Fusion360, design collaboration and ideation using the cloud software management system, dynamic simulations of component assembly, fundamentals of 3D printing, types and operation of 3D printers, and rapid prototyping using 3D printers. In the biological sciences component of the course, students will be introduced to the foundation of animal anatomy and physiology, biomechanics of motor system, and select research topics on the use of 3D printers in biomedical research and therapy.
This course fulfills UCC Area-2A Expression: Arts and Communication.  Successful completion of Math Basic Skills Requirements. Students may be admitted into the course based on the results of a placement test or by instructor’s permission.
Credits: 3.0