First cycle
degree courses
Second cycle
degree courses
Single cycle
degree courses
School of Engineering
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
Course unit
BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND INSTRUMENTATION
INM0017640, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2015/16

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
IN0512, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND INSTRUMENTATION
Department of reference Department of Information Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ALFREDO RUGGERI ING-INF/06

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ING-INF/06 Electronic and Information Bioengineering 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Syllabus
Target skills and knowledge: Basic principles of physics used in biomedical instrumentation; technological realization of main biomedical instruments.
Examination methods: Computer-based test (multiple-choice questions)
Assessment criteria: Student evaluation will be based on the understanding of the topics of lectures, on the acquisition of the main concepts and methodologies proposed and on the ability to apply them in an independent and informed way.
Course unit contents: Introduction to diagnostic biomedical instrumentation and measurements. Fundamentals about biomedical transducers: resistive, inductive, photoelectric, piezoelectric, electrochemical, biopotential electrodes. Instrumentation for electrocardiography. Life support instrumentation: pacemakers, artificial dialysis machines, cochlear implants. Safety in biomedical instrumentation.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Classroom teaching and laboratories.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • G. Avanzolini, E. Magosso, Strumentazione biomedica. Progetto ed impiego dei sistemi di misura. Bologna: Patron Editore, 2015. Cerca nel catalogo
  • A. Ruggeri, Diapositive usate a lezione (disponibili alla pagina Moodle del corso). --: --, --.
  • J.G. Webster, Strumentazione biomedica. Progetto ed applicazioni. Napoli: EdiSES, 2010. Cerca nel catalogo