|Learning and teaching strategies
||Lecture, Question and Answer, Problem Solving
||The content of the lecture is designed for the objective of examining the terminology, the theory and the applications of interdisciplinary biomedical engineering field in introduction level, classifying electronic equipments in medical area and teaching their working principles. The generation of biosignals, their mathematical models, measurement techniques and requirements of medical equipments are composing the information that students gain under this course objective.
||A student who completes the course successfully will apply the measurement and evaluation criteria to biomedical engineering field, Develop awareness for biomedical equipment design restrictions and safety issues, Learn the basic mechanism of bioelectrical signals and generation of action potentials, provide models for their behaviours, Classify the quantities that are measured in biomedical studies and associated sensors, compare their transduction functions, Learn to process and amplify bioelectrical signals, Learn the measures for protection of patients and devices, Have the knowledge of hardware related to some important recording systems and devices used in biomedical field.
||1. Main principles in biomedical instrumentation, requirements and restrictions, 2. Bioelectric signals: excitible cells and membrane structures, ionic activities, 3. Action potentials and its firing mechanism: active cell model , propagation, 4. Displacement, force, pressure, temperature measurements and associated sensors , 5. Biopotential electrodes. 6. Amplifying and processing bioelectric signals, instrumentation amplifiers, interference reduction, isolation, 7. ECG, EMG,EEG recording systems, hardware details, lead-electrode selections.
||J.G. Webster, editör, Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, Wiley, 2009.; J. Malmivuo, R. Plonsey, Bioelectromagnetism, Oxford University Press, 1995.; J. Enderle et al, Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, Academic Press, 2000.; Bronzino, J.D. editör, The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, IEEE Press,1995. ; J.J. Carr, J.M. Brown, Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology,
Course Outline Weekly
||Introduction, main principles in biomedical instrumentation,
||Main principles in designing biomedical instrumentation, requirements, restrictions, engineering ethics and regulations in biomedical engineering
||Excitible cells and membrane structures, ionic activities: Nernst Potentials,
||Membrane structures, ionic activities: Goldman Equation,
||Action potentials and its firing mechanism: active cell model , propagation,
||Active cell model , propagation: Cable Equation, Voltage Clamp Experiment,
||Displacement, force, pressure and associated sensors ,
||Displacement, temperature measurements and associated sensors ,
||Amplifying and processing bioelectric signals,
||Instrumentation amplifiers, interference reduction, isolation amplifiers,
||ECG recording systems, hardware details, lead-electrode selections.
||EMG,EEG recording systems, hardware details, lead-electrode selections.
||Preparation for Final exam
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
|Key learning outcomes
||Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline. || || || || || |
||Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions. || || || || || |
||Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods. || || || || || |
||Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools. || || || || || |
||Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results. || || || || || |
||Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member. || || || || || |
||Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology. || || || || || |
||Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development. || || || || || |
||Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies. || || || || || |
||Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English. || || || || || |
||Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities. || || || || || |
||Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems. || || || || || |
||Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem. || || || || || |