Checking date: 10/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Mechanical systems for clinical engineering
Study: Master in Bioengineering and Clinical Engineering (347)

Coordinating teacher: CASTEJON SISAMON, CRISTINA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
basic and fundamental knowledge of mechanism and machine theory
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
COMPETENCES THAT THE STUDENT ACQUIRES WITH THIS MATTER CB6 development and / or application of original ideas. CB7 That students know how to apply the acquired knowledge and their ability to solve problems in new environments within or multidisciplinary contexts related to their area of ¿¿study. CB9 That students know how to communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and ultimate reasons that sustain them to specialized and non-specialized audiences in a clear and unambiguous way. CG1 Ability to learn new methods and technologies, based on the mastery of scientific subjects and specialized techniques of Clinical Engineering, as well as to adapt to new situations.
Description of contents: programme
Mechanical systems in clinical engineering The contents covered by this subject are: - Determination of functional blocks of systems and mechanical equipment. - Assembly and disassembly of mechanical systems - Characterization of the operation of pneumatic and electro-pneumatic components - Characterization of the operation of hydraulic and electro-hydraulic components - Assembly of pneumatic and electro-pneumatic / hydraulic and electro-hydraulic circuits
Learning activities and methodology
TRAINING ACTIVITIES OF THE STUDY PLAN REFERRED TO MATTERS AF1 Theoretical class AF3 Theoretical practical classes AF4 Laboratory practices AF5 Tutorials AF7 Individual student work AF9 Face-to-face evaluation tests Code Activity No. Total hours No. Presential hours% Presence Student AF1 10 10 100% AF3 11 11 100% AF4 3 3 100% AF5 15 3 20% AF7 10 0 0 AF9 4 4 100% TOTAL MATTER 53 31 58.49%
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 40
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Basic Bibliography
  • Carnicer Royo, Enrique . Oleohidráulica : conceptos básicos. Paraninfo. 1998
  • Erdman, A.G. & Sandor, G.N.. Diseño de Mecanismos. Análisis y Síntesis. Prentice Hall. 1998
  • Norton, Robert L.. Diseño de maquinaria : síntesis y análisis de máquinas y mecanismos. McGraw-Hill,. 2009
  • Peláez Vara, Jesús . Neumática industrial : diseño, selección y estudio de elementos neumáticos. CIE Dossat . 2000

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.