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BMES-820 Biomedical Instrumentation
Campus College of E&ME
Programs PG
Session Spring Semester 2017
Course Title Biomedical Instrumentation
Course Code BMES-820
Credit Hours 3-0
Pre-Requisutes None
Course Objectives The students will acquire knowledge in medicine and learn to communicate with physicians adequately to understand and consider their thoughts completely. They shall learn about the working principles and application of modern medical products. The students shall know about the application of current medical products in diagnosis and therapy and be able to critically evaluate data and draw conclusions. The students shall be prepared for the international labour market and should have the ability to work and communicate effectively in national and international contexts. The students shall learn to apply research methods.
Detail Content
  • Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, history, semantics in different countries.
  • Medical Terminology, major organ systems, generation of bioelectrical potentials, a generalized medical instrument, system-transfer function.
  • Measurement of flow, flow sensors, Measurements of the respiratory system, physiology and instruments.
  • Body temperature and temperature sensors.
  • Incubators: Physiology and instruments.
  • Bio electrodes and Bio potential (EMG and EEG).
  • ECG (Eindhoven, Goldberger, Wilson), 3D Projection  Cardiac rhythm interpretation with relationship to defibrillation and pacing.
  • Bioinstrumentation amplifiers, noise, electrical field, shielding, driven right leg concept.
  • Pumps: infusion, perfusion, insulin pumps, safety concepts Basic working concepts of diagnostic ultrasound, plain x-ray, CT, MRI, PET.
  • Blood flow measurement by ultrasound, laser, and electromagnetic methods.
Text/Ref Books Webster. John G: Medical Instrumentation, 3rd edition, Wiley and Sons.
Time Schedule Spring Semester 2017
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. Mohsin Islam Tiwana
PhD (Biomedical Engineering) Australia
Discipline: Mechatronics
Specialization: Biomedical Instrumentation