Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
INTRODUCTION TO BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERINGEITA01
Credits: 12. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G1 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: BME1. Course coordinator: Assistant professor Martin Stridh, martin.stridh@eit.lth.se, Electrical and Information Technology. Assessment: Written and graded tests in the middle of each study period. Project (2p) in the final study period. The weekly exercise is mandatory (and can be either calculations, seminar, group discussion or a visit at the hospital or a company). Further information: The course is shared by the following three departments: Electrical and Information Technology (Martin Stridh), Electrical Measurements (Magnus Cinthio) and Solid Mechanics (Ingrid Svensson). Home page: http://www.eit.lth.se/course/eita01.

Aim
The aim of the course is to introduce important areas, concepts and method in biomedical technology as well as to provide an understanding of the possibilities and challenges that are associated with measurement, analysis, and intervention of phenomena in the human body.

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

Contents

Literature
Enderle J., Blanchard S.M., Bronzino J., "Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, Second Edition", Academic Press, 2005, ISBN-10: 0122386620.