BME 306 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Biomedical Instrumentation
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
BME 306
Spring
2
2
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to introduce the biomedical instrumentation and measurement, basic measurement techniques. This course will first cover working principles of electrodes, sensors, transducers, amplifiers, electrocardiographs. Then physiolagical pressure operating rooms, ultrasonography and medical laboratory instrumentation
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • explain the principles of biomedical instrumentation
  • describe biomedical measurements
  • compare biomedical instruments
  • access to the engineering and medical literature and databases to do research 

  • interpret physiological pressure
Course Content The course covers biomedical instrumentation, basic measurement techniques and medical instrumentation

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to Biomedical Instrumentation & Measurement Webster JG. Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, 4th ed. 2010 John Wiley & Sons: New York. Chp 1.
2 Switches, relays and potentiometers. Transducers and sensors. Webster JG. Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, 4th ed. 2010 John Wiley & Sons: New York. Chp 2.
3 Circuit analysis and design. Power supplies. Amplifiers and op amps. Active filtering. Impedance matching. Timing and digital circuits. Webster JG. Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, 4th ed. 2010 John Wiley & Sons: New York. Chp 3.
4 Origin of biopotentials Webster JG. Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, 4th ed. 2010 John Wiley & Sons: New York. Chp 4.
5 Biopotential electrodes. Webster JG. Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, 4th ed. 2010 John Wiley & Sons: New York. Chp 5.
6 Electrocardiogram Webster JG. Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, 4th ed. 2010 John Wiley & Sons: New York. Chp 6.
7 Instrumentation for cardiovascular measurements Webster JG. Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, 4th ed. 2010 John Wiley & Sons: New York. Chp 7-8.
8 Midterm
9 Bioelectric Amplifiers - 1 course notes
10 Bioelectric Amplifiers - 2 course notes
11 Chemical biosensors Webster JG. Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, 4th ed. 2010 John Wiley & Sons: New York. Chp 10.
12 Distribution of electrical power, safety in bioinstrumentation, electrical hazards Webster JG. Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, 4th ed. 2010 John Wiley & Sons: New York. Chp 14.
13 Medical Ultrasonography Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Tech., Carr and Brown, Prentice Hall Fourth Edition (2000). (Ch.17)
14 Electro-Optics (Fiber Optics and Lasers) Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Tech., Carr and Brown, Prentice Hall Fourth Edition (2000). (Ch. 21)
15 Review
16 Final Exam

 

Course Textbooks

Webster JG. Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, 4th ed. 2010 John Wiley & Sons: New York.

References

Biomedical Instrumentation: Technology and Applications, R. Khandpur, 2004, McGraw-Hill Professional

Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Tech., Carr and Brown, Prentice Hall. Fourth Edition (2000). 

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
1
20
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
-
-
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
-
-
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
5
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
16
4
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
-
-
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
-
Project
-
-
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
12
Final / Oral Exam
1
15
    Total
175

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have sufficient background in Mathematics, Basic sciences and Biomedical Engineering areas and the skill to use this theoretical and practical background in the problems of the Biomedical Engineering.

X
2

To identify, formulate and solve Biomedical Engineering-related problems by using state-of-the-art methods, techniques and equipment; to select and apply appropriate analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

X
3

To analyze a complex system, system components or process, and to design with realistic limitations to meet the requirements using modern design techniques; to apply modern design techniques for this purpose.

X
4

To choose and use the required modern techniques and tools for analysis and solution of complex problems in Biomedical Engineering applications; to skillfully use information technologies.

X
5

To design and do simulation and/or experiment, collect and analyze data and interpret results for studying complex engineering problems or research topics of the discipline. 

X
6

To efficiently participate in intradisciplinary and multidisciplinary teams; to work independently.

X
7

To communicate both in oral and written form in Turkish; to have knowledge of at least one foreign language; to have the skill to write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, present, give and receive clear instructions.

X
8

To recognize the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.

X
9

To behave ethically, to be aware of professional and ethical responsibilities; to have knowledge about the standards in Biomedical Engineering applications.

X
10

To have information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.

X
11

To have knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Biomedical Engineering solutions.

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest