Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Optional for: D5, E4, E4mt, E4ssr, F4, F4mt. Course coordinator: Associate Professor Monica Almqvist, and Professor Hans W. Persson,, Electrical Measurements. Recommended prerequisits: EEM031 Transducer Technology. The number of participants is limited to 32 Selection criteria: Number of credits attained in courses within the area of Biomedical Engineering, the specific topic of commenced thesis, and number of credits left until final degree. Assessment: Passed compulsary parts, written and oral examination. Home page:

The aim with the course is to give a fundamental understanding and an experimental experience of ultrasound. The student is given an insight in an expanding research area. Another purpose is to prepare the students for diploma work and PhD-studies in electrical and biomedical engineering.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Ultrasound physics, transducer technology, diagnostic equipment technology, doppler, bio-acoustics, field characterisation, airborne ultrasound, fetal examination, non destructive testing, sonar and research projects at the department

Hoskins P R, Thrust A, Martin K, Whittingham T A:
Diagnostic Ultrasound: Physics and Equipment.
GMN 2003. ISBN 1841100420