Course title: Biomedical Electronics
Number of credits (ECTS): 6
Weekly number of classes: 3+1+1+0
Prerequisite for enrollment of the subject: None
Course Goals (acquired competencies): Introduction to the functioning principles of biomedical electronics, introduction to electronic systems for the measurement of biosignals; introduction to algorithms used for analysis and processing of biosignals, introduction to electronic systems controlled by biosignals; proficiency in the application of the theoretical and practical fundamentals of biomedical electronics in the design and implementation of these devices and systems, introduction to regulations and standards in this area.
Total available number of classes: 180
Course Syllabus: Introduction to biomedical electronics. Biopotentials and electrical activity of cells. Depolarization and action potential. Neuron structure and nerve impulse creation. Muscle contraction. Electromyogram (EMG) and its analysis. Building and working the heart. Electrocardiogram (ECG). Construction of electronic devices for recording bioelectric activity. Electrodes for biopotentials. Sensors for medical applications, acquisition and conditioning of signals, noise and removal of interference. AD conversion of biopotentials. Embedded systems for working with biopotentials. Fundamentals of ECG and EMG processing. Electronic devices for: measuring blood pressure, flow and volume; respiration; medical recordings; therapeutic and prosthetic. Basic building and functional blocks of the human brain. Electroencephalogram (EEG). Algorithms for the processing and the analysis of EEG signals. Basics of Brain-Computer Interface (BCI). Applying Machine Learning towards realizing BCI.
|John G. Webster||Medical Instrumentation Application and Design, 4‑th edition||Wiley||2009|
|David Prutchi, Michael Norris||Design and Development of Medical Electronic Instrumentation||Wiley||2004|
|Reinaldo Perez||Design of Medical Electronic Devices||Academic Press||2002|
|C.R. Rao, S.K. Guha||Principles of Medical Electronics and Biomedical Instrumentation||Universities Press, India||2004|