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A0M31ZLE Basics of Medical Electronics
Roles:V Extent of teaching:2P+2L
Department:13131 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:Havlík J. Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:Havlík J. Credits:4
Tutors:Havlík J., Horčík Z. Semester:Z


Students will study fundamental principles applied within the modern medical devices and systems, esp. from the point of view of functional blocks and electronic circuits of diagnostical and therapeutical medical equipments including electrocardiographs, electroencephalographs, bedside and central monitors, equipments for anestesiology, intensive and critical healthcare, equipments for clinical laboratory, electrostimulators, cardiostimulators and defibrilators, blood pressure and flow measurement (including dilution) and pulse oxymetry.

Study targets:

The main goal is to offer the basic knowledge in the field of medical equipment and to provide the practice with selected devices in laboratories for students.

Course outlines:

1. Basics of physiology
2. Biological signals, artefacts of biological signals
3. Classification of medical equipments, biopotential electrodes
4. Amplifiers for measuring devices
5. Electrocardiographs
6. Cardiostimulators, defibrilators
7. Equipments for blood pressure and flow measurement
8. Electroencephalography
9. Electromyography, measuring of body temperature
10. Spirometry, pulse oxymetry
11. Basics of ultrasonography diagnostics
12. Advanced imaging methods - RTG, CT, MRI, PET
13. Radiotherapy, X radiation and high energy radiation equipment, stereotactic radiosurgery
14. Telemedicine

Exercises outline:

1. Introduction to seminars, regulations for experimental work, safety regulations. MicroCap - explanation of system
2. Projects
3. Explanations of laboratory experiments
4. Amplifiers for measuring devices
5. Laboratory experiments
6. Laboratory experiments
7. Laboratory experiments
8. Laboratory experimants
9. Laboratory experimants
10. Projects
11. Laboratory experimants
12. Projects
13. Presentations of individual works


1. Webster, J. G.: Medical Instrumentation - Application and Design. Wiley, 4 edition, 2007.
2. Bronzino, J. D.: The Biomedical Engineering Handbook. Boca Raton: CRC Press. 1995


Presence in seminars, laboratory practice, semestral work



medical electronics, medical instrumentation

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MPIB Common courses V
MPKME1 Wireless Communication V
MPKME5 Systems of Communication V
MPKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V
MPKME3 Electronics V
MPKME2 Multimedia Technology V
MPEEM1 Technological Systems V
MPEEM5 Economy and Management of Electrical Engineering V
MPEEM4 Economy and Management of Power Engineering V
MPEEM3 Electrical Power Engineering V
MPEEM2 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives V
MPKYR4 Aerospace Systems V
MPKYR1 Robotics V
MPKYR3 Systems and Control V
MPKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V

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