[ MEMWGVOBIRK ] VL Biological Control Loops Lab

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Mechatronics Luigi Del Re 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Mechatronics 2015W
Objectives Impart basic knowledge about the physiology of the engineer. Identification of differences and similarities between physiological and technical control loops. Discussion of concrete examples of engineering applications of interference in the human body.
Subject • Introduction to the physiological description of cells, tissues and organs and their regulation.
• Physiological control structures, neural networks, the energy balance in the human body, mathematical modeling by Kompartimentalmodelle.
• Engineer-like interventions: different requirements compared to technical systems, glucose control in diabetic patients, analysis of the dialysis process and control engineering approaches, functional electrical stimulation (breathing pacemaker, cardiac pacemakers, deep brain stimulation)
Criteria for evaluation written exam
Methods Lecture
Language German
Study material Lecture notes will be distributed
Changing subject? No
Further information none
Corresponding lecture (*)MEMWGVOBIRK: VO Biologische Regelkreise (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Assignment according to sequence