RRI311 Electronics in Medicine

Code RRI311
Name Electronics in Medicine
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Electronics and Telecommunications
Faculty Department of Radiosystems
Academic staff Guntars Balodis, Guntars Dziļums
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Broad spectrum of signals with a high dynamic range and frequency bands characterizes human actions and health monitoring. Within the framework of the course, electric circuits are designed and analyzed that cover widely used solutions. .
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To develop understanding about application of electronic appliances in medical therapy and diagnostics; to introduce students to basic circuit design solutions, their positive and negative features depending on design methods and manufacturing technology. To acquire basic skills in circuit design and parameter analysis.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Students have ability to analyze parameters of medical equipment dependent on circuit design and manufacturing technology - Theoretical part of the examination
Students have ability to analyze reliability parameters of medical equipment depending on circuit design and manufacturing technology. - Theoretical part of the examination
Students have ability to demonstrate convincing skills using the equipment and apply skills necessary to carry out technical evaluation. - Practical part of the examination

Course prerequisites Students are expected to have a basic knowledge of engineering, medical physics, electronic technology and electronics.

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