Course syllabus

Medicinsk mätteknik
Biomedical Measurements

EEMF05, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2023/24
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED BME
Date of Decision: 2023-04-13

General Information

Elective for: BME4, D5, E4-mt, F4, F4-mt, N4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


The object with the course Biomedical Measurements is to give a broad understanding for the problems that are associated with the use of measurement technology in the medical environment. Applications within health and welfare as well as clinical research will be discussed. In combination with the diploma work, it will lay an excellent foundation for further work within the biomedical engineering as well as for scientific research.
The course is organized as a sequence of lectures given by selected lecturers, all of top quality within their competence areas.

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


The course will give a broad outline over modern biomedical engineering. Examples of lecture captions include measurement of blood pressure, ECG, electromedicine, clinical chemistry, anaesthesiology, modern surgical methods, dialysis, audiology, pacemaker, medical laser, x-ray, digital radiography, computed tomography (CT), radiation methods for in-vivo measurements, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), diagnostic ultrasound, dose planning, radiation therapy, telemedicine as well as risk factors and current legislation.

The course contains three laboratory experiment sessions and is finalized with a study tour to Lund University Hospital.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: The student must pass the compulsatory laboratory experiment sessions and the final examination, write and review 1 lecture summaries.

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: 0112. Name: Biomedical Measurements.
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: UG.
Code: 0212. Name: Laboratory Work.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.
Code: 0312. Name: Write and Review Lecture Summary.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG. Contents: Write and review one lecture summary


Assumed prior knowledge: ESSF10 /EEM007 Electrical Measurements, EEM031 /BMEF10 Transducer Technology.
The number of participants is limited to: 32
Selection: Number of credits within the programme. Priority is given to students enrolled on programmes that include the course in their curriculum.
The course overlaps following course/s: EEM040

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Magnus Cinthio,
Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Tomas Jansson,
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