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Course syllabus B-LEK - Medical Electronics (FEEIT - SS 2018/2019)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Course unit code: B-LEK
Course unit title: Medical Electronics
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 5
Recommended semester/trimester: Electronics - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 6. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
Work on laboratory exercises during the semester (max. 10 points), elaboration of two written papers max. for 10 points. Max. points for exercise is 30. The maximum number of points for the written test is 70 points.For evaluation A must be obtained at least 92 points, to obtain evaluation B at least 83 points, the C rating of at least 74 points, at least 65 points for D and E on the evaluation of at least 56 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The student will acquire an overview of diagnostic medical technologies, understand physical laws that equipment nutrition, will be able to design electronic circuits for sensing biosignals
Course contents:
Types of medical devices, medical information and their use in the diagnostic process. Sensors of non-electrical quantities, direct and indirect measurement of blood pressure. Flow measurement and biochemical parameters of blood. Medical imaging equipment (emissive, transmissive, reflective), characteristics (contrast, resolution). Ultrasonic diagnostic equipment, display modes. Computed tomography CT, CT equipment design, image reconstruction. MRI - physical principles of MRI imaging, MRI image coding, design MRI equipment. Other types of display devices, PET, SPECT, OCT. Bioelectromagnetism. Biological sources of electric and magnetic fields, the principles for measuring them. Hardware aspects of the biosignal measurement, instrumentation and isolation amplifiers. Electrocardiography, electroencephalography, electromyography - leads, diagnostic use. Bioelectric stimulation, pacemakers, defibrillation. Biomedical electronics - applications in consumer electronics.
Recommended or required reading:
ONDRÁČEK, O. -- COCHEROVÁ, E. -- GAŠPARÍK, I. -- PÚČIK, J. Číslicové spracovanie signálov. Biosignály. Bratislava : STU, 2007. 313 p. ISBN 978-80-227-2695-5.
PÚČIK, J. -- COCHEROVÁ, E. Analýza biosignálov. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 2008. 121 p. ISBN 978-80-227-2833-1.

Bronzino, J. D.: The Biomedical Engineering Handbook. CRC press, Boca Raton, 2000 Webster, J.G.: Medical Instrumentation. Application and Design, Wiley 2009, ISBN-13 978-0471-67600-3

Language of instruction: slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 136

13,2 %25,7 %33,8 %16,9 %8,8 %1,6 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Elena Cocherová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
doc. Ing. Oldřich Ondráček, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Ing. Jozef Púčik, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
Ing. Erik Vavrinský, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification: 11. 4. 2018
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Oldřich Ondráček, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 04/11/2018.

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