Biomedical engineering is a discipline that advances knowledge in engineering, biology and medicine, and improves human health through cross-disciplinary activities that integrate the engineering sciences with the biomedical sciences and clinical practice. In this introductory course, general concept about biomedical instruments will be taucht through series of lecture.
This course provides basics of physiology and covers several update topics in biomedical instrumentation. Topics include imaging systems, endoscopes and catheters, surgical devises and systems, circulatory artificial organs, metabolic artificial organs, sensory artificial organs, structural artificial organs, rehabilitation devises and systems, and future technology.
Mainly lecture given by Prof. Yagi. At the end of the term, students are required to give an oral presentation about assignment. (Assignment will be given in lecture.)
No textbook. References will be given in lecture or through OCW-i.
Attendance (50%), Presentation (50%). Pass:100-60, Fail:59 or lower.