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Academic Year 2014/2015
School School of Industrial and Information Engineering
Name (Master of Science degree)(ord. 270) - MI (434) Engineering of Computing Systems
Track T2A - Sistemi e applicazioni dell'Informatica
Programme Year 2

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ID Code 060001
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 10.0
Semester Second Semester
Course Description Functional cell organization and homeostasis, protein synthesis, mithosis, cell energetics, carbohydrate, lipid and protein methabolism. Fundamentals of tissue and organ structure. Neurophysiology of excitable cells, resting membrane potential, passive and active properties, conduction in nerve fibers, sensory receptors and neural encoding, synaptic transmission, contractility, skeletal muscle mechanics, motor units, EMG, spinal cord, motor and sensory pathways, vestibular system and postural control, cortico-spinal systems, cerebellum and basal ganglia, cortical sensory areas, visual and auditory systems, EEG, evoked potentials, wake-sleep cycle, associative cortices, language and dominance, autonomic nervous system, body temperature regulation. The heart as a pump, intrinsic control mechanisms, ECG, principles of hemodynamics, arterial, capillary, lymphatic and venous circulation, neural and chemical control of circulation. Mechanics of respiration, gas exchanges of the atmosphere with the lung and blood, transport of oxigen, carbon dioxide and inert gases by the blood, neural and chemical control of respiration. Volume and composition of body fluids, glomerular and tubular mechanisms of urine formation, kidney circulation, clearance, control of osmolarity, volume and pH of body fluids. Digestive system. Hormones.
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--AEGussoni Maristella
--EPZocchi Luciano Aldo Maria
--PZZZZBrambilla Dario
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