Course syllabus

Ultraljudsfysik och teknik
Ultrasound Physics and Technology

EEMN15, 7,5 credits, A (Second 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-bf, D5, E4-ss, E4-mt, F4, F4-mt, F4-ss, N4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


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, diagnostic application, non destructive testing, sonar and research projects at the department

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Passed compulsary parts, written and oral examination.

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.


Assumed prior knowledge: First Course in Physics
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: EEM080

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Monica Almqvist,
Course coordinator: Maria Evertsson,
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