Course code 02 45 6110 00
Number of ECTS points 5
Course title in the language of instruction
Electronic Circuits & Data Transmission in Medical Equipment
Course title in Polish Electronic Circuits and Data Transmission in Medical Equipment
Course title in English
Electronic Circuits & Data Transmission in Medical Equipment
Language of instruction English
Form of classes
Lecture Tutorials Laboratory Project Seminar Other Total of teaching hours during semester
Contact hours 20 15 15 0 50
E-learning No No No No No No
Assessment criteria (weightage) 0.50 0.20 0.30 0.00
Unit running the course Instytut Elektroniki
Course coordinator dr inż. Aleksandra Królak
Course instructors dr inż. Łukasz Januszkiewicz, prof. dr hab. inż. Andrzej Materka, prof. dr hab. inż. Paweł Strumiłło
Basic knowledge of electronics, programming and signal processing.
Course learning outcomes
  1. Student can classify biomedical signals and their sources, list basic parameters and characteristics of bioelectric signals (BET1A_W1_N).
  2. Student can explain the structure of medical instrumentation systems and devices (BET1A_W1_N).
  3. Student can measure fundamental biomedical signals and parameters (ECG, EMG, EOG, EEG, body temperature, oximetry) and transmit them (BET1A_U1_N).
  4. Student can explain the process of signal transmission in biomedical systems (BET1A_W1_N).
Programme learning outcomes
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Programme content Students will gain fundamental knowledge concerning measurement methods in medical diagnostics and medical imaging. Students will be acquainted with the design of medical equipment, measurement systems and methods of signal transmission in medical electronic equipment.
Assessment methods
Learning outcomes 1, 2, 4 - written exam
Learning outcomes 2, 3 - laboratory projects, written reports and presentation

Grading policies Lecture: Written examination verifying lecture knowledge (50%) Laboratory: Reports from completed exercises (20%) Project: Report from completed project and presentation (30%)
Course content LECTURE - Fundamental topics in the area of medical measurements. - Types and sources of bioelectric signals, electrodes and sensors of non-electrical values. - Biosignal measurements: EKG, EOG, EMG, EEG, blood pressure, temperature. - Amplifiers in electronic medical equipment. - Distortions in measurement systems. - Data transmission in medical systems. - Design of medical measurement devices. - Medical imaging systems: tomography - X-ray and MRI, ultrasonography, thermovision. LABORATORY Construction of simple electronic systems using Arduino and analog and digital sensors. PROJECT The project includes the implementation of an electronic system using Arduino and biomedical sensors (analog and / or digital), performing measurements with designed system, and preparation of a report.
Basic reference materials
  1. Khandpur R., Biomedical Instrumentation. Technology and Applications, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2005
  2. Materiały elektroniczne z wykładów dostępne na stronie przedmiotu.
Other reference materials
  1. J. Bronzino, The biomedical engineering handbook, CRC Press Inc., 2006.
Average student workload outside classroom
Updated on 2019-06-12 13:25:08
Archival course yes/no no