Course Details

ELE452 - Fundamentals of Medical Imaging

2023-2024 Spring term information
The course is open this term
Name Surname Position Section
Prof.Dr. Uğur Baysal Supervisor 21
Weekly Schedule by Sections
Section Day, Hours, Place
21 Tuesday, 13:40 - 16:30, E6

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

ELE452 - Fundamentals of Medical Imaging
Program Theoretıcal hours Practical hours Local credit ECTS credit
Undergraduate 3 0 3 6
Obligation : Elective
Prerequisite courses : ELE226
Concurrent courses : -
Delivery modes : Face-to-Face
Learning and teaching strategies : Lecture, Question and Answer, Problem Solving, Other: Internet assisted education
Course objective : It is aimed to give the following topics to the students : ? Image and Imaging concepts and definitions ? Image Quality in Medical Imaging Systems and Contrast ? Anatomical Imaging Systems, ? Functional Imaging Systems ? Image Storage and Archiving.
Learning outcomes : . Derive and calculate image quality determination and plot modulation transfer function of a given medical imaging system describe ionizing radiation (X-ray and gamma ray) systems, and associated calculations describe non-ionizing radiation (ultrasound and MRI) systems? general operating principles calculate appropriate signal levels in given medical imaging systems when associated contrast and image parameters are given apply theoretical information gained in the course in real world medical and photographic imaging systems
Course content : Image parameters and medical imaging systems in general Numerical performance criteria, Spatial resonlution, noise and contrast, Modern medical imaging systems. X-ray physics and radiological systems, Ultrasound physics and medical ultrasonic imaging systems, Nuclear medicine and scintigraphy Magneitc resonance imaging, Hardware in medical imagingsystems, data acquisition and archiving
References : U. Baysal, ELE 452 Fundamentals of Medical Imaging,; Webster, Medical Instrumentation, chapter 11
Course Outline Weekly
Weeks Topics
1 Image and basic parameters in imaging systems, spatial resolution, noise and contrast
2 Basic sub systems in modern medical imaging systems
3 Performance parameters. Modulation transfer function
4 X-ray physics, photography and film technologies
5 X-ray imaging systems, digital imaging, dedectors
6 Ultrasound physics, conduction in the tissues, ultrasound imaging
7 Nuclear particles, positron and others, nuclear medicine and scintigraphy
8 Various examples and applications
9 Mid-term examination
10 Tomographic imagign, X-raycomputed toography
11 Nuclear spin, magnetic resonance imaging
12 SPECT and other medical imaging modalities
13 Hardware inmedical imaging systems, data acquisition and image reconstruction
14 Make-up (make-up exam or other extra lecturehours)
15 Preparation for Final exam
16 Final exam
Assessment Methods
Course activities Number Percentage
Attendance 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Application 0 0
Field activities 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 1 20
Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Midterms 1 20
Final exam 1 60
Total 100
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade success 40
Percentage of final exam contributing grade success 60
Total 100
Workload and ECTS Calculation
Course activities Number Duration (hours) Total workload
Course Duration 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Application 0 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0 0
Field activities 0 0 0
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, etc.) 14 5 70
Presentation / Seminar Preparation 1 23 23
Project 0 0 0
Homework assignment 0 0 0
Quiz 0 0 0
Midterms (Study Duration) 1 20 20
Final Exam (Study duration) 1 25 25
Total workload 31 76 180
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
Key learning outcomes Contribution level
1 2 3 4 5
1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.
2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.
3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.
4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.
5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.
6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.
7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology.
8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development.
9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.
10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.
11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.
13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem.
1: Lowest, 2: Low, 3: Average, 4: High, 5: Highest
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