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Title: Towards Integration of The Finite Element Modeling Technique Into Biomedical Engineering Education
Authors: Mihcin, Senay
Çıklaçandır, Samet
Keywords: Biomechanics
Finite element method
Course design
Applied engineering
Project reporting
Writing skills
Issue Date: 2022
Publisher: World Scientific Publ Co Pte Ltd
Abstract: Biomedical engineering (BME) is a multidisciplinary field, resulting in a heavy course load from different fields. We hypothesize that, the engineering curriculum be tailored according to the requirements of the BME profession. In this study, we focus on the teaching of the finite element modeling (FEM) technique by redesigning the course to address the needs of the BME profession by some custom-made changes to meet the unmet. needs. After the completion of the course, evaluation methods of the students were analyzed and detailed over a survey providing feedback from the students. The surveys were related to the teaching the theory of FEM, the laboratory sessions, and the project sessions. The survey results were evaluated using statistical methods. The Pearson correlation coefficient showed a linear agreement between theoretical and practical sessions indicating efficient blending of skills because of the custom-made changes. The survey analysis showed that the students were in favour of the changes, allowing them to be more resourceful and confident with their skills. The positive results indicate a positive attitude among the students towards their profession. As the course design addresses the needs of the profession allowing students to fit in better, the students might, follow their own profession after graduation. A wider follow-up study might be planned next to compare the results between who received tailor-designed courses and those who did not.
ISSN: 1016-2372
Appears in Collections:Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection
WoS İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / WoS Indexed Publications Collection

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