GITAM University Syllabus BTech 8th Sem Bio Medical Instrumentation

GITAM University Syllabus

Bio Medical Instrumentation 

 

B.Tech. (BT) VIII Semester

EURBT 858: Bio Medical Instrumentation
Code: EURBT 858 Category: IE
Credits: 4 Hours : 4 per week

UNIT-I
Bioelectric Signals and Electrodes: Origin of bioelectric signals – action potentials,
Recording electrodes – Skin – contact impedance – Electrodes for ECG – Electrodes
for EEG – Electrode for EMG – Electrical conductivity of electrode jellies and creams
– microelectrodes.
UNIT-II
Physiological Transducers: Pressure transducers, Transducers for body temperature
measurement – Pulse sensors – Respiration sensors.
UNIT-III
Biomedical recorders: Electrocardiograph – Block diagram, ECG leads, effects of
artifacts on ECG recordings; Phonocardiograph; Electroencephalograph –
Electromyograph – Preamplifier, filters, delay circuits, stimulators.
UNIT-IV
Biomedical telemetry: Wireless telemetry – single channel telemetry systems –
Temperature telemetry system – Multichannel wireless telemetry system –
Multipatient telemetry – Implantable telemetry systems – Transmission of analog
physiological signals over telephone lines. Laser guided and robot aided surgery.
UNIT-V
Biomedical imaging instruments: X-ray, PET and MRI. Patient safety: Electric shock
hazards – Leakage currents – Test instruments for checking safety parameters of
biomedical equipments.
Text Books:
1. R.S.Khandpur, Hand Book of Biomedical Instrumentation, TMH, New Delhi, 2001
2. Cromwell, Weibell and Pfeiffer, Biomedical instrumentation and measurements,
Pearson Education 2003.
Reference:
John. G. Webster., Medical Instrumentation application and design, John Wiley &
sons Inc., 3rd edition, 1999.

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