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Software Aids for Biomedical Engineering Design Courses

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  1. Software Aids for Biomedical Engineering Design Courses

  2. Introduction • Overview of software packages for BME design – intro/upper/advanced levels • Paul H. King, Assoc. Prof., Vanderbilt U. • Supported in part by the ERC program of NSF, award EEC-9876363

  3. Topics of Discussion • Which packages? • Why? • How inexpensively? • What levels?

  4. Introductory Courses • Which: Any email • Why: Communication instructor/student • Cost: free (Eudora light), packaged (Outlook), inexpensive w spellchecker (Eudora) • Levels: all • Warning: virus attachments (VirusScan NT, checks on loading)

  5. Introductory Courses • Which: Any word-processing • Why: document generation • Cost: free (notepad), expensive w spellchecker (Word, WordPerfect) • Levels: all, Word/WP absolute on higher levels

  6. Introductory Courses • Which: browser & search engine • Why: info retrieval • Cost: free (Netscape/MSIE) & free (yahoo, Hotbot, Go Express) • Levels: all

  7. Introductory Courses • Which: FrontPage • Why: document generation - web • Cost: Office Pro or extra cost, some free • Levels: upper level- FrontPage

  8. Introductory Courses • Which: Excel • Why: analyses, elementary database, what-if? • Cost: Office Pro or extra cost • Level: all years.

  9. Introductory Courses • Which: Access or Cold Fusion … • Why: elementary to advanced database • Cost: Office Pro or extra cost • Level: perhaps Freshman level, at least intro as a Senior

  10. Introductory Courses • Which: MATLAB … • Why: simulation, analysis • Cost: extra cost • Level: Freshman level, use well as a Senior

  11. Introductory Courses • How? • Several packages: Microsoft Academic Cooperative funding. • Several: Site license • Remainder: student or campus funded …

  12. Upper Level Design Courses • Which: Microsoft Project • Why: Planning purposes • Cost: free download (ltd time) or extra • Level: Senior through professional

  13. Upper Level Design Courses • Which: Micrografix FlowCharter or Visio or SmartSketch or ControlDraw • Why: Process documentation • Cost: extra cost to free • Level: Senior through professional

  14. Flowchart: Hypertension Clinic # 1 Delay 1 2-10Delay 2 2-20Delay 3 5-20Delay 4 5-20 Overall waiting time: 14-70 Actual patient interaction 7

  15. WORK COMPLETEDProcess Flow for those Needing Mammograms

  16. Upper Level Design Courses • Which: Designsafe, FMEA, other • Why: safety documentation, process documentation, failure analysis • Cost: extra cost to free • Level: Senior through professional

  17. Upper Level Design Courses • Which: QFD • Why: Product design • Cost: extra cost (or trial) • Level: Senior through professional

  18. Advanced Design • Which: Think3/CAD/other • Why: design layout, planning, prototyping if possible • Cost: free to expensive! • Level: Senior through professional

  19. Advanced Design • Which: TechOptimizer or The Ideator or KnIS or … • Why: guided design & design parameter selection • Cost: moderate to expensive! • Level: Senior through professional

  20. Summary • … many packages • … try before you buy • … most are useful & will drive design in the future

  21. Next Steps • Other suggestions welcomed! • I’ll be glad to share my expertise… • Thanks!