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Academy of Technical and Art Applied Studies

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Biomedical Devices Course code: 111607 | 6 ECTS credits

Basic information
Level of Studies: Undergraduate applied studies
Year of Study: 3
Semester: 6
Requirements: Knowledge of basic concepts in electronics and telecommunications.
Goal: Training students about the basics of biological processes and electronic devices used in healthcare and environmental protection.
Outcome: Students' ability to work on maintaining devices used in healthcare and protecting the human environment.
Contents of the course
Theoretical instruction:
  1. Introduction to the subject: Healthcare, development of medical devices, the basis of biophysics.
  2. The basics of biomechanics. Basis of physiological acoustics. Bioelectricity.
  3. Devices based on bioelectric signals.
  4. Devices for recording by lighting and irradiation.
  5. Diagnostic system based on nuclear magnetic resonance.
  6. Devices of the diagnosis in nuclear medicine.
  7. Diagnostic devices based on ultrasound.
  8. Ophthalmic devices.
  9. Dental devices.
  10. Chamber systems for special care and therapy.
  11. Devices for measuring functions and replacement of heart and lungs.
  12. Devices for infusion and replacement of the kidneys and liver.
  13. Devices for testing and improving hearing senses.
  14. Devices for the operation of electricity to a human organism.
  15. Devices for life environmental control.
Practical instruction (Problem solving sessions/Lab work/Practical training):
  1. Practical classes are followed by a lecture program and are carried out by demonstrating the functioning and servicing of devices in the appropriate departments of hospitals and institutions.
Textbooks and References
  1. Martinović, D., Biomedicinski uređaji, udžbenik u pripremi, 2007.
  2. Šantić A., Biomedicinska elektronika, Školska knjiga, Zagreb.
  3. Perez R.,Design of Medical Electronic Devices, Academic Press, 2002.
  4. Webster J. G., Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, John Wiley & Sons, 2003.
  5. Hoppensteadt F., Preskin: Modeling and Simulation in Medicine and the Life Sciences, Springer, 2004.
Number of active classes (weekly)
Lectures: 2
Practical classes: 3
Other types of classes: 0
Grading (maximum number of points: 100)
Pre-exam obligations
activities during lectures
activities on practial excersises
seminary work
Final exam
Written exam
Oral exam



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