Biomedical Instrumentation

Faculteit Science and Engineering
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode WBBE003-05
Vaknaam Biomedical Instrumentation
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a

Uitgebreide vaknaam Biomedical Instrumentation
Leerdoelen At the end of the course unit, students are able to:
1) explain basic physiology
2) list the basic measurement techniques
3) explain signal analysis techniques
4) explain research procedures
5) analyse measurement data
6) select the right measurement technique for a specific use
Omschrijving During lectures, students will be given an overview of basic physiology, current diagnostic measurement systems (including their possibilities and limitations) and an overview of data analysis procedures. The various instruments and their applications will be demonstrated during the practical lessons:

- Neurology
- Ophthalmology
- Rehabilitation
- Ventilation
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm Hoorcollege (LC), Practisch werk (PRC)
(Plus demonstration of several measuring techniques.)
Toetsvorm Schriftelijk tentamen (WE)
(Final mark (WE 100%) is calculated from the average of the five sub-marks. To pass, every sub-mark must be at least a 4. Pass grade: Final mark ≥5.5)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. R. Schirhagl
Docent(en) prof. dr. N.M. Jansonius ,ir. A. Maat ,prof. dr. ir. N.M. Maurits ,dr. J.H.J. Muntinga
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
A textbook of medical instruments, paperback, 2006. S. Ananthi 978-8122415
Entreevoorwaarden This course unit requires prior knowledge of signal analysis, basis optics and anatomy and physiology, but these subjects are not compulsory entry requirements.

The course is only accessible for students of the following degree programmes: BSc Biomedical Engineering, BSc LS&T: major Biomedical Engineering, and Pre-master MSc BME.
Opmerkingen Guest Lecturer: H. Duinen

Please note that due to Corona/Covid regulations the above mentioned Teaching method and/or Assessment could be subject to change.

Study load:
Lectures 16 hours
Practical 8 hours
Self-study 116 hours
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Biomedical Engineering 2 semester I a verplicht
BSc Courses for Exchange Students: Engineering: Biomedical-Industrial-Mechanical - semester I a verplicht
Pre-master/Fast-track for MSc Engineering: BME – IEM - ME  (Pre-master Biomedical Engineering) - semester I a verplicht