13E054KLIN - Clinical Engineering

Course specification
Course title Clinical Engineering
Acronym 13E054KLIN
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 elective
Condition None.
The goal Learning about clinical instrumentation and its application; learning about the design and development of medical instrumentation.
The outcome Passed exam, practical project presented, and handed seminar paper. Learned techniques for certification and development of medical instrumentation for diagnostics, rehabilitation, and intensive care unit.
Contents of lectures Medical transducers. Analysis of performances of medical instrumentation. Instrumentation for rehabilitation clinics. Clinical measurements, instrumentation, and biomechanics. Medical devices for intensive care unit. Certification of medical devices and software. The basics of artificial organs. Trends in clinical instrumentation: application of AI and other technologies.
Contents of exercises Laboratory work and practical work i.e., project on design and/or testing of a clinical instrument or on certification, management, and ethics of clinical instrumentation and clinical work.
  1. Yadin D. et al. (Eds.). "Clinical engineering", CRC Press, 2003. (Original title)
  2. Webster J. G. (Ed.). "Medical instrumentation: Application and design", John Wiley & Sons, 2009. (Original title)
  3. Methods and instrumentation for electrical measurements
  4. Medical instrumentation and measurement
  5. Popović D. B., Sinkjaer T. "Control of movement for the physically disabled: control for rehabilitation technology", Springer, 2000. (Original title)
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, research, and development in the laboratory. Optional visits to clinics and companies that produce and distribute medical instrumentation.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures Test paper 60
Practical lessons Oral examination
Projects 30
Colloquia 10