Course syllabus

Fysiologiska modeller och beräkningar
Physiological Models and Computations

FRTF01, 5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2021/22
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED F/Pi
Date of Decision: 2021-04-23

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: BME3
Elective for: Pi4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


The aim of the course is to introduce important concepts, notions and methods in physiological modeling and computations including quantitative comparisons with physiological och medical measurements and phenomena. Explanation of physiological control using balance equations, dynamical systems, principles of feedback and adaptation.

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


Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written exam. Four hand-in exercises and one project. In the case of less than 5 registered students, the retake exams may be given in oral form.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0114. Name: Physiological Models and Computations.
Credits: 4. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Passed exam
Code: 0214. Name: Hand-In 1.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.
Code: 0314. Name: Hand-In 2.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.
Code: 0414. Name: Hand-In 3.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.
Code: 0514. Name: Hand-In 4.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.
Code: 0614. Name: Project.
Credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written report and oral presentation


Assumed prior knowledge: FMAA01 Calculus in One Variable, FMAB20 Linear Algebra, EXTG50 Human Physiology (or EXTP85 Quantitative Human Physiology) and EITA50 Signal Processing in Multimedia.
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Kristian Soltesz,
Director of studies: Anton Cervin,
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