354.042 Biomedical Instrumentation
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to
   assess requirements on biomedical devices,
  quantify safety issues,
  constitute capacitive and inductive interferences and the respective counter measures,
  discuss electrode effects,
  design specific diagnostic devices,
  explain specific therapeutic devices, and
  formulate basics of microelectronic elements as components of biomedical devices.

Subject of course

Introduction to theory, praxis, and limitations of classical diagnostic, therapeutic, and monitoring instruments for biomedical applications. Requirements, safety issues, signal acquisition, noise sources, shielding, electrocardiography, electroneurography, blood pressure monitoring, oximetry, spirometry, hearing aids, cochlear implant, diathermy, ventilators, and other biomedical devices. Basic concepts of semiconductors, operation amplifiers and transducers, data recording and analysis.

Teaching methods

Interactive lecture with integrated labor exercise

Mode of examination

Written

Additional information

Coordinator: Ao.Univ.Prof. Eugenijus Kaniusa

Lectures*

Topic / Time

Introduction (13:00 - 15:00)                                                                                                 04.03
Operational principles of microelectronic devices (16:00 - 18:00)                             11.03
Operational principles of transistors and operational amplifiers (13:00 - 15:00)   18.03
Basic principles of biomedical instrumentation (13:00 - 15:00)                                 25.03
Diagnostic devices (13:00 - 15:00)                                                                                   01.04
Therapeutic and monitoring devices (13:00 - 15:00)                                                    22.04
Medical Device Approval (13:00 - 15:00)                                                    29.04

Laboratory exercises

Topic / Time

ECG, EEG, Oximetry, Phonography, Plethysmography, Prosthetics**                       1 ´ 4 h
(E.Kaniusas, S.Kampusch, K.Zeiner, B.Dabiri Razlighi, K.Becker)

1 Group - Thursday,       23.04, 09:00 - 13:00
2 Group - Thursday,       23.04, 14:00 - 18:00
3 Group - Friday,           24.04, 09:00 - 13:00

Functional electrical stimulation***                                                                               1 ´ 4 h
(W.Mayr)

1 Group - Monday,        04.05, 13:00 - 17:00
2 Group - Tuesday,        05.05, 13:00 - 17:00
3 Group - Thursday,       07.05, 13:00 - 17:00

Amplifiers for biosignals****                                                                                           1 ´ 4 h
(H.Wanzenböck, J.Prinzinger, E.Bertagnolli)

1 Group - Wednesday,   06.05, 12:00 - 16:00
2 Group - Wednesday,   13.05, 12:00 - 16:00
3 Group - Wednesday,   20.05, 12:00 - 16:00  

Tutors: A.Sturma

* Lecture hall EI 3 Sahulka HS, 2nd floor, Gußhausstraße 27-29
** Labs of E351 (CC0113), 1st floor, Gußhausstraße 27-29
*** Seminar room, Centre of Biomedical Engineering and Physics, level 4L,
Vienna General Hospital, Währinger Gürtel 18-20
**** Labs of E362 (CH0213), Electronic Nanocenter 2nd floor, Gußhausstraße 25-25a

Contact: Ao.Univ.Prof. Eugenijus Kaniusas
Tel.: +43-1-58801-35122

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed13:00 - 15:0004.03.2020EI 3 Sahulka HS KANIUSAS
Wed16:00 - 18:0011.03.2020EI 3 Sahulka HS 354.042: Biomedizinische Technik - Alternative
Wed13:00 - 15:0022.04.2020 Livestream via Zoom354.042: Biomedical Instrumentation
Wed13:00 - 15:0029.04.2020 Livestream via Zoom354.042: Biomedizinische Technik
Wed13:00 - 15:0006.05.2020 Online-Lab on Prosthetics354.042: Biomedizinische Technik
Wed13:00 - 15:0027.05.2020 Online-Lab on Electroencephalography354.042: Biomedizinische Technik

Examination modalities

Submission of laboratory protocolls, written exam

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri15:00 - 17:0025.09.2020EI 9 Hlawka HS -MWB written01.07.2020 00:00 - 23.09.2020 23:59TISSExam Biomedizinische Technik

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
29.01.2020 00:00 27.04.2020 23:59 27.04.2020 23:59

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 453 Biomedical Engineering

Literature

Eugenijus Kaniusas, Biomedical Signals and Sensors I: Linking physiological phenomena and biosignals, Springer Publisher (2012)
and
Eugenijus Kaniusas, Biomedical Signals and Sensors II: Linking acoustic and optic biosignals and biomedical sensors, Springer Publisher (2015)
and
Eugenijus Kaniusas, Biomedical Signals and Sensors III: Linking electric biosignals and biomedical sensors, Springer Publisher (2019)

with student discount of 50% (by INTU-books only).

Lecture slides on TISS.

Preceding courses

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses

Miscellaneous

  • Attendance Required!

Language

English