13E053SSO - Systems and Signals in Organism

Course specification
Course title Systems and Signals in Organism
Acronym 13E053SSO
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status mandatory
Condition none
The goal Prepare students to communicate with researchers in the field of medicine; prepare students to understand the characteristics of biological signals, enable students to start studying the organism, enable students to design simple components and systems and apply simple signal/image processing for medical applications.
The outcome Ability to work in medical institutions and companies dealing with medical equipment and prepare for further work in the field of medical research.
URL to the subject page
URL to lectures
Contents of lectures Cells and processes on cell membrane. Organization and functional units in nervous system. Morphology and physiology of muscular and vascular system. Hematology. Respiratory system. Digestive tract. Urinary system. Endocrine system. Lymphatic system. Skeletal system. Sensory system and methods of substitution. Instrumentation for measuring/processing of physiological signals and medical imaging.
Contents of exercises Laboratory exercises, simulations and measurements of physiological signals, visualization of tissues and systems (medical imaging).
  1. Popović DB, Popović MB, Janković M. Biomedical measurements and instrumentation, Academic Mind, 2010.
  2. Popović DB, Medical instrumentation and measurements, Academic Mind, Belgrade, 2014.
  3. J. Malmivuo, R. Plonsey: Bioelectromagnetism - Principles and Applications of Bioelectric and Biomagnetic Fields, Oxford University Press, New York, 1995.
  4. S. Dunn, A. Constantinides, PV, Moghe, Numerical methods in biomedical engineering, Elsevier, 2006.
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 1 1
Methods of teaching Lectures, exercises and laboratory exercises. Studying of human system and basic characteristics of biological signals based on real measurements acquired by commercial systems or laboratory prototypes, as well as on the analysis of open Internet database of signals/images. Projects in groups are optional.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 0
Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 40
Colloquia 60
Seminars 0