Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : EE4004 : Biomedical Instrumentation {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof. Gopalakrishna Srungavarapu


Fundamentals of Transducers for biomedical applications, sources of biomedical signals, bioelectric signals and electrodes, Cardiac and blood flow measurement systems, Patient monitoring systems, Instrumentation for the clinical laboratory, Instrumentation for diagnostic X-ray, PC based biomedical instrumentation.

Course Objectives

  1. Comprehend the various transducers used for biomedical applications.
  2. Basic understand about the physiology of human body and biomedical signals
  3. To understand the signal conditioning circuits and data acquisition related to biomedical transducers.

Course Outcomes

At the end of the course, the student will be able to
1 understand about the problems encountered while taking measurements from a human body
2 get an overview of the physiology of the human body.
3. apply his/her knowledge of data acquisition and biomedical transducer to perform PC based measurements.

Essential Reading

  1. . Cromwell, Weibell & Pfeiffer, Biomedical Instrumentation & Measurement, Prentice Hall , India, 2nd Edn. 2003
  2. J. Webster, Bioinstrumentation, Wiley & Sons , 2004

Supplementary Reading

  1. J. Bronzino, Biomedical Engineering & Instrumentation, PWS Engg , Boston. 3rd Edn
  2. J. Enderle, Bioinstrumentation, Morgan & Claypool Publisher , 2006