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BENG 186B: BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION Winter 2010 Class lectures on M, W, F 10:00-10:50 Room Center Hall 216 Instructors: Dr. Jeff Omens Dr. Gert Cauwenberghs Departments of Medicine & Bioengineering Department of Bioengineering Office: 2004 BSB Office: 304 PFBH email: email: Office hours: Office hours: See Web site See Web site WebPage for this class: The Course: This course will provide an overview of instrumentation systems used in clinical medicine and biomedical research. We will review some circuit theory, and its application to bioinstrumentation. Systems for measuring biologic signals will be discussed including biopotentials, stress and strain, pressure, temperature, and optical properties. Electrical hazards, safety, measuring instruments and techniques will be discussed. This course should prepare students for the electronic and transducer systems used in the Bioengineering Laboratory course. There will be applications to engineering design including transducer systems and sensing and driving circuits. There will also be discussion of ethical and regulatory issues related to bioinstrumentation. There are guest lectures from experts in
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2010 for the course BENG 186B taught by Professor Peterchen during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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