Catalogue 2013 - 2014

BME 431 Advanced Bioinstrumentation

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

BME 331, BME 302, and senior standing or permission of instructor.

Course Description

This course is a study of practical aspects of designing instrumentation for biomedical applications. The course will include topics such as semiconductor devices and applications, nonideal amplifiers and filters, noise in electrical circuits, data acquisition principles, and regulatory requirements. Students will learn to design and validate subsystems, focusing on critical performance parameters and the limitations of the devices for practical use.