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General competences

The General Competences of the degree are listed below:

CG1 Develop the skills needed to undertake activities or studies independently and confidently learning.

CG2 Apply professionally in their work the foreground. 

CG3 Being able to handle all information technology and communications. 

CG4 Work properly in a laboratory including an annotated record of activities and safety, handling and disposal.

CG5 Ability to analyze and synthesize, think of integrated, approach problems from different perspectives and always be prepared for "to think out of the box".

CG6 Adopt an attitude to the problems of competence which considers that its role is not only to provide solutions but, whenever possible, also participate in self-identification or definition of these problems.

CG7 Being able to use the scientific method.

CG8 Understand, apply, adapt and develop tools, techniques and protocols of experimentation with methodological rigor the limitations of the experimental approach that involved.

CG9 Capable of description, quantification, analysis and evaluation of experimental results. CG10 Develop, design and develop projects being able to lead working groups and search different information sources and integrate new knowledge into their research

CG11 Develop and defend arguments and solve problems effectively and creatively.

CG12 Having initiative, integration, collaboration and empowerment of critical discussion in the field of teamwork.

CG13 Being able to collaborate with international, interdisciplinary and multicultural groups.

CG14 Gather and interpret relevant data to make judgments that include reflection on relevant social, economic, scientific or ethical.

CG15 Transmitting the acquired information, ideas, problems and solutions orally and written in Castilian and English. 

CG16 Apply systems dissemination of scientific results accordingly and use the principles and means related to technology transfer

CG17 Have an ethical and professional behavior in all aspects related to respect for the environment and social welfare, to use evenly technologies in search of a social economy and environmentally sustainable.

CG18 Be motivated to entrepreneurship for the creation of new businesses based on R + D + I.

CG19 Organization and planning

These general competencies include skills that must be present in all degrees of Bachelor of UPM as the Governing Council (Meetings of June 26, 10 and 24 July 2008)

Specific competences

The final list of specific powers title below:

CE1. Learn solve engineering problems using differential calculus, differential equations, integral calculus, linear algebra and geometry. Application to the complex plane and processing methods.

CE2. Knowing how to use statistics to solve engineering problems and establish probabilistic models.

CE3. Understand and know how to apply the numerical calculation discretization of continuous models.

CE4. Knowing the different existing methodologies for system simulation.

CE5. Apply methodologies multidomain simulation systems.

CE6. Understand and know how to calculate the balance and dynamics of mechanical systems

CE7. Know how to apply the basic equations of fluid mechanics in the calculation of driving conventional macroscopic systems and microfluidics.

CE8. Understand and solve problems in electrostatics, magnetostatics and electromagnetism in Biomedical Engineering

CE9. Understanding the structure of matter at the atomic level, its quantized nature and, molecular, atomic interactions of matter with light and the properties of radioactivity nature.

CE10. Understand and know how to apply the interrelationship and equivalences between mechanical, hydraulic, thermal and electrical systems.

CE11. Calculate and plot the most relevant parameters of an experiment using mathematical functions.

CE12. Learn to seek, obtain and interpret information of major biomedical databases and bibliographic data.

CE13. Understand and apply the main techniques of sampling and testing using basic statistics for controlling experiments

CE14. Understanding the principles of scientific methodology; capacity for application to problem solving in the field of engineering.

CE15. Knowing the thermodynamic principles and their practical applications in engineering. 

CE16. To choose and apply material from their properties and electrical, magnetic, mechanical and chemical behavior.

CE17. Know the main organic functional groups and their isomorphic, their typical reactions, inorganic compounds and their typical reactions and know how to solve simple cases of chemical synthesis, including basic experimental techniques.

CE18. Understand the basic principles of instrumental analysis and operation of basic analytical instrumentation.

CE19. Ability to write programs using resources more common programming and applied to engineering problems.

CE20. Know and understand the fundamentals of computer science, the principles of computer architecture and manage the most common operating systems.

CE21. Know, understand and use software for solving mathematical problems and system simulation tools.

CE22. Develop algorithms for solving computer problemsBiomedical Engineering.

CE23. Ability to recognize, use and design of information systems and communications in health and biomedicine

CE24. Understand, use and design support systems for the management of biomedical information and medical decision making.

CE25. Know the main cable systems and wireless communications

CE26. Meet communication networks and their use in management systems intra- and inter-hospital.

CE27. Knowing the current systems and design systems namely medical consultation via communications networks.

CE28. Learn explanations concerning economics.

CE29. Skills in organizing company and equipment for the implementation of projects using current procedures and management tools.

CE30. Learn the basics and fundamentals of the structure, institutional and legal framework, organization and business management, particularly biomedical companies.

CE31. Know the main bioethical issues related to the development of theBiomedical Engineering.

CE32. Know the different types of biomedical companies, its management and its economic importance and the different methods and techniques of support.

CE33. Analyze the technical, socio-economic and environmental impact and sustainability of biomedical projects.

CE34. Know how to organize clinical engineering services in health centers, especially the maintenance and acquisition of equipment and biomedical systems and management of hospital safety.

CE35. Know the main mechanisms and support for entrepreneurship, especially those based on R + D + i in Biomedical Engineering.

CE36. Understand and know how to calculate various aspects of analog electronic circuits and analog behavior of digital circuits given.

CE37. Ability to be able to use computational tools and circuit design.

CE38. Understand the principles and techniques of measurement of key indicators inBiomedical Engineering.

CE39. Knowing how to use sensors and actuators, conditioning and acquisition systems for biomedical signal evaluation and design of biomedical devices and systems for monitoring, diagnosis and therapy.

CE40. Know the main types of therapeutic devices used in biomedical engineering.

CE41. Know the development methodologies devices.

CE42. Meet sampling techniques and signal and image processing for various applications in connection with the Biomedical Engineering.

CE43. Analysis and interpretation of biomedical signals and images.

CE44. Know the main properties and mechanical behavior of animal tissues and physiological systems, especially humans.

CE45. Can analyze and design teams to or replacement of physiological tissue support.

CE46. Know the main techniques for the characterization of mechanical properties of tissues and organs.

CE47. Knowing the hierarchical levels of biological complexity: From molecules to more complex organisms.

CE48. Meet cell types and their main mechanisms and their impact on the formation of tissues

.CE49. Knowing the physiological human organs and systems both structural and functional levels and their most relevant diseases.

CE50. Ability to understand and express themselves orally and written English.

CE51. Knows and is able to devise systems of experimentation to measure intrinsic treasury-chemical properties of biological materials of human origin.

CE52 Understanding how different organs and body systems and regulation of its functions to maintain homeostasis.

CE53 Know and understand the physiological and morphological changes that cause most relevant pathological processes in the human body.

CE54 Apply informed, critical and argumentative way the physiological principles to contribute to technological development in the field of health.

CE55. Develop the ability to perform individually, present and defend before a university tribunal, a project in the field of specific technologies Biomedical Engineering professional nature which synthesize and integrate the skills acquired.

Student Outcomes

After finishing his studies, graduates in Biomedical Engineering will have:

1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors

3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts

5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies