102516 Biomedical Measurement Tecniques 

Course Goals:

The aim of the course is to examine the basics of instruments used for the measurement of different physiological data from the human body, understand the concepts to be considered during the measurement and to examine some basic instrumentation systems in detail.

Course Learning Outcomes:

Defines the components of biomedical instruments that collects physiological data from human body; explains the topics that must be taken into accound during data acquisition; defines biopotential signals; explains the principles of operation for systems used for measuring biopotential signals.

Course Subjects:

  • Basic components of biomedical instrumentation systems.
  • Sensors, transducers and converters.
  • The origins of biopotentials.
  • Bioinstrumentation amplifiers, filters and signal processing.
  • Measurement of blood pressure and sound.
  • Measurement of blood flow and volume.
  • Electrocardiography (ECG) and other cardiovasular measurements.
  • Electrocardiography (ECG) and other cardiovasular measurements.
  • Electroensephalography (EEG).
  • Measurements of the respiratory system.
  • Therapeutic and prosthetic devices.
  • Electrical Safety.
  • Presentations.
  • Presentations.