Biomedical Instrumentation (EE 573)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Electronics Engineering(EE)
3
10.00
Ayhan Bozkurt -abozkurt@sabanciuniv.edu,
English
Doctoral, Master
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Formal lecture,Laboratory
Project based learning
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CONTENT

Principles of biomedical transducers; amplifiers and signal processing; the origin, sensing and amplification of biopotentials; blood flow and pressure measurement; medical imaging, medical ultrasound and array signal processing; patient safety in medical instrumentation.

OBJECTIVE

To teach the origins of biological signals and the construction of instruments for the measurement of such signals.

LEARNING OUTCOME

Define electro-chemical generation mechanisms of biopotentials
Analyze action potential generation and propagation problems in electrically excitable tissue.
Describe the importance of the use of well designed biopotential electrodes.
Relate biopotential measurements to biological phenomena.
Design biopotential amplifiers and signal conditioning circuits using operational amplifiers.
Comprehend the operational principles of sensors used in biological measurements.
Judge potential life hazards posed by electrically powered medical equipment.

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 30
Midterm 30
Individual Project 13
Group Project 22
Homework 5

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Textbook

* J. G. Webster, Medical Instrumentation, 4e, Wiley, 2009.
* A. Terry Bahill, Bioengineering: Biomedical, Medical and Clinical Engineering, Prentice Hall, 1981.