Computational Modeling of Physiological Systems



For students:

Masters in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Bio-medical Engineering

Scope (lecture/exercise/lab)

  • Lecture: 2 SWS
  • Excercise: 2 SWS
  • Lab: 2 SWS

Module description:

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Learning and qualification objectives:

  • Technical competence: Understanding the physics of the functioning of human tissue in the perspective of different disciplines, mathematical modelling
  • Methodological competence: Implementation of Maxwell’s equations in understanding the underlying phenomena of tissue functioning, implementation of numerical methods to solve the problems
  • Social and self competencies: cooperative learning, independence and personal responsibility
  • General learning and working techniques, self-organisation

Course content:

  • Introduction to Maxwell's equations and human anatomy
  • Modelling of conduction in cardiac and neural tissues
  • Modelling of force developments in myocytes
  • Mechanical modelling of tissue
  • Electrical modelling of tissue
  • Introduction to Finite Difference and Finite Element Methods
  • Introduction to Multiphysics Modelling
  • Modelling of electrical, mechanical and transport processes using case studies

Teaching method:

Partial Inverted/Flipped class room

Pre-requisites for exams: