101.498 Computer Simulation in Medicine
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to choose a suitable software for a biomedical engineering project. The student is able to perform, analyze, and visualize a computer simulation.

Subject of course

Simulation of physiological and pathological time dependent processes, compartment models, software for analytic and numeric evaluation, finite elements, visualization, validation.

Teaching methods

Matlab exercises + reports, presentation + handout about choosen simulation-software

Mode of examination


Additional information

 First meeting online Nov. 3,  15:15-16:00


TUWEL Online-Kurs.=> https://tuwel.tuwien.ac.at/course/view.php?id=43722

 Lecture materials will be provided via TUWEL around mid of
November: Powerpoint with video support and online meetings for
questions. Exercises: for the solved exercises in Matlab a scientific
report has to be created, there will be online support by the lecturers.
Student presentations will be in January (depending on the actual corona
situation either online or in a lecture room). Registration in TUWEL
necessary, further information will be provided there.




Examination modalities

Reports of the exercises, grading of presentation + handout, oral exam

Course registration

Not necessary



No lecture notes are available.



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