EC231 Biomedical Instrumentation & Imaging

Course Name: 

EC231 Biomedical Instrumentation & Imaging


B.Tech (ECE)


Open Electives (OE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Action potential, ECG, EEG and EMG signals, their origin and applications in medical diagnosis. Electrodes for recording ECG, EEG and EMG signals, Instrumentation amplifiers, signal conditioners, A/D and D/A converter interfaces to the PC, Computerised automatic analysis. Biotelemetry. Transducers for physiological parameter reading, their characteristics. Diagnostic methods, ultrasound, CT and MRI. Lasers and applications of lasers in medical diagnostics and therapy. Prosthesis and prosthetic devices. Patient safety, electrical shock hazards incorporation of safety aspects in Biomedical instrumentation.


L. Cromwell, F. Weibell and E. A. Pfiffer, Biomedical Instruments and Measurements, PH, 1980.
R.S.Khandpur, Handbook of Biomedical Engineering, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing, 1992.
Jerry L. prince, Jonathan Links, Medical Imaging Signals and Systems, 2nd Ed., Pearson Publications, 2014
Andrew G. Webb, Introduction to Biomedical Imagging , Wiley –IEEE Press, 2003
John G Webster, Medical Instrucmention Application and Design , 4th Edtion, 2010

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Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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