- Code ENGN4820
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Engineering
- Areas of interest Engineering, Mechatronics, Electronics, Materials, Mechanical More...
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2017
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Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Describe and apply the fundamental working principle of bio-molecule sensing/sensors, and applying this knowledge to design solutions to probe biomedical and biology systems.
- Demonstrate the capability to use point fabrication procedures in practical process integration.
- Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the fundamental principles of nanotechnology and their application to biomedical engineering.
- Analyse the fabrication of microfluidic devices, surface functionalization and the limitations of surface micromachining.
- Evaluate and employ electrical measurements for MEMS mechanical structure characterization, understanding possible problems encountered in living systems.
- Critique the merits of lab-on-chip devices based on MEMS and the current challenges of bio-sensing, using this insight to apply electrical and mechanical system engineering techniques to solve biomedical problems.
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Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Professional Competencies
- Homework: 10% per homework (three times)
- Midterm Paper Discussion: 20%
- Final Project Report: 50%
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Workload1.5 hours lectures per week, 1.5 hours tutorial per week
Requisite and Incompatibility
Preliminary ReadingNadim Maluf and Kirt Williams, “An Introduction to Microelectromechanical Systems Engineering,”, 2nd Edition, 2004, Artech House, · ISBN: 978-1580535908
Chang Liu, “Foundations of MEMS,” 2nd Edition, 2011, Prentice Hall, ISBN: 978-0132497367
Tai-Ran Hsu, “MEMS & Microsystems: Design, Manufacture, and Nanoscale Engineering,” 2nd edition, Wiley, 2008, ISBN: 978-0470083017
Assumed KnowledgeUnderstand basic semiconductor device concepts and terminology; understand basic concepts of bio-molecules, solid state physics, surface chemistry and mechanics.
Areas of Interest
- Biomedical Science
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8726||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|