Course syllabus

Ultraljudsfysik och teknik
Ultrasound Physics and Technology

EEMN15, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 1
Date of Decision: 2012-03-23

General Information

Elective for: D5, E4, E4-mt, E4-ssr, F4, F4-mt
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


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.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
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

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Passed compulsary parts, written and oral examination.


Required prior knowledge: EEM031 Transducer Technology.
The number of participants is limited to: 32
Selection: 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.
The course overlaps following course/s: EEM080

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Monica Almqvist,
Course coordinator: Professor Hans W Persson,
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