COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Biology for Engineers - B
Course Code: 
19BIO111
Year Taught: 
2019
Semester: 
2
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Biology for Engineers - B' is a course offered in the second semester of  B. Tech. programs at the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Principles of Biology: Biomolecules, Cell Structure and Function, Membranes and Cell Transport, Principles of Cell Metabolism and communication, DNA Structure and Chromosomes (10 hrs)

Physiological Principles: Cardiovascular systems, respiratory systems and central nervous systems (10 hrs)

Engineering Principles: Introduction to Biomechanics, Bioinstrumentation, Bioimaging, Biomaterials and artificial organs, Biomolecular engineering, Emerging Areas in Bioengineering (10 hrs)

Text Books:

  1. Gabi Nindl Waite, Lee Waite, Applied Cell and Molecular Biology for Engineers, McGraw-Hill Education, 2007.
  2. W. Mark Saltzman, Biomedical Engineering: Bridging Medicine and Technology, Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Reference Books:

  1. 1. S. A. Berger, W. Goldsmith, E. Lewis, Introduction to Bioengineering, Oxford University Press, 2000.
  2. Michael Chappell, Stephen Payne, Physiology for Engineers - Applying Engineering Methods to Physiological Systems, Springer International Publishing, 2016.