Biomedical Sensing and Instrumentation

MET 4360 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Covers the theory and design characteristics of instrumentation used in measuring typical/major physiological parameters and variables such as bioelectric potential, cardiovascular, respiratory, thermal, and physical movement measurements. Builds upon the knowledge and practice on foundations of measurements and analysis acquired earlier by students and concentrates on the study of characteristics of biologic signals, typical transducers to measure them, and instrumentation for patient monitoring. Discusses noninvasive diagnostic medical instrumentation, including underlying principles of thermography, ultrasound, and polygraphy, as well as the basic principles of biotelemetry, X-ray instrumentation, and instrumentation for clinical tests and analysis with an emphasis in blood cells tests.

Prerequisites

Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.

 

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There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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