B.E. Electrical Engineering:Biomedical instrumentation

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

Typology Bachelor
Location Patiala
Duration 4 Years
  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Year: Semester I

Mathematics I
Engineering graphics
Computer Programming
Solid Mechanics
Communication Skills

First Year: Semester-II

Mathematics II
Manufacturing Process
Electrical and Electronic Science
Organizational Behavior

Second Year- Semester - I

Semiconductor Devices
Measurement Science and Techniques
Digital Electronic Circuits
Circuit Theory
Electromechanical Energy conversion
Electromagnetic Fields
Human Values, Ethics and IPR

Second Year- Semester – II

Numerical and Statistical Methods
Fluid Mechanics
Power Generation and Economics
Analog Electronic Circuits
Electrical and Electronic Measurements
Transmission and Distribution of Power
Environmental Studies

Third Year- Semester – I

Power Electronics
Asynchronous Machines
Switch gear and Protection
Optimization Techniques
Engineering Economics
Summer Training (6 Weeks after 2nd year during summer vacation)

Third Year- Semester – II

Total Quality Management
Control Systems
Synchronous Machines
Power System Analysis
Flexible AC Transmission Systems

Fourth Year- Semester – I

High Voltage Engineering
Operation and Control of Power Systems
Electric Drives
Intelligent Algorithms in Power Systems

Fourth Year- Semester – II

Project Semester
Industrial Training

Biomedical instrumentation

Human Body Subsystems: Brief description of neuronal, Muscular, Cardiovascular and respiratory systems; Their electrical, Mechanical and chemical activities.

Transducers and Electrodes: Principles and classification of transducers for bio-medical applications; Electrode theory, Different types of electrodes; Selection criteria for transducers and electrodes.

Cardiovascular System Measurements: Measurement of blood pressure, Blood flow, Cardiac output, Cardiac rate, Heart sounds; Electrocardiograph, Phonocardiograph, Plethysmograph, Echocardiograph.

Respiratory System Measurements: Measurement of gas volume, Flow rate, Carbon-dioxide and oxygen concentration in exhaled air.

Instrumentation for Clinical Laboratory: Measurement of pH value of blood, ESR measurement, Polarographic measurements.

Measurement of Electrical Activity in Neuromuscular System and Brain: Neuron potential, Muscle potential, Electromyograph, Brain potentials, Electroencephalograph.

Medical Imaging: Diagnostic X-rays, CAT, MRI, Thermography, Ultrasonography, Medical use of isotopes, Endoscopy.

Patient Care, Monitoring and Safety Measures: Elements of intensive care monitoring; Basic hospital systems and components; Physiological effect of electric currents, Shock hazards from electrical equipment, Safety measures; Standards, Codes & practices.

Computer Applications and Bio-telemetry: Real time computer applications, Data acquisition and processing; Remote data recording and management.

Prosthetics and Orthotics: Introduction to a artificial kidney, Artificial heart, Heart lung machine, Limb prosthetics and orthotics elements of audio and visual aids.

Assisting and Therapeutic Devices: Introduction to cardiac pacemakers, Defibrillators, Ventilators, Muscle stimulators, Diathermy.

Lasers: Application of lasers to biomedical sciences.

Laboratory: Study of various physiological parameters using multi-channel recorder, Study of pulse oximeter, Study of various parameters of spirometer associated with lungs capacity, Study of ECG signal for 12 lead system, EEG frequency analysis, Ultrasonic characterization study of biological samples, Auto analyzer study, Study around TMT and EMS analysis.

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