NIT Warangal Civil Engineering Syllabus MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION
Human body – an overview – Cell – Body fluids. Origin of bio potentials- Electrical activity of Excitable cells.
Electrocardio graph: heart and the circulatory system. Bio fluid mechanics- Pressures in the body. Blood
pressure: direct measurement of blood pressure H2O manometers. Blood flow volume and oxygenation
measurement: Blood flow, dilution methods.
1. Brown, B.H. et. al, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Physics Publishing, 1999.
2. John. G. Webster, Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, 2nd Edition, John Wiley and Sons,
New York, 1995.