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EE429 - Biomedical Electromagnetics

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  • COURSE INFORMATON

    Course Title

    Code

    Semester

    C +P + L  Hour

    Credits

    ECTS

    BIOMEDICAL ELECTROMAGNETICS

    EE 429

    7/8

    3 + 0 + 0

    3

    5

     

    Prerequisites

     

     

    Language of Instruction

    English

    Course Level

    Undergraduate

    Course Type

    Technical Elective

    Course Coordinator

    Cahit Canbay

    Instructors

    Cahit Canbay

    Assistants

    İlhami Ünal

    Goals

    Students will be able to learn fundamentals of bioelectromagnetics and application areas, to learn and investigate electromagnetic modeling of medium parameters of biological tissues, to learn the coupling mechanisms of electromagnetic fields to biological tissues, to learn EFIE and MFIE, and their use in solving EM problems, to learn hazardous effects of electromagnetic fields on biological tissues and exposure standards, and also to learn use of electromagnetic fields in medicine for diagnostic purposes and therapy.

    Content

    Short history of biomedical electromagnetics, biomedical engineering applications in electronics, fundamentals of electrical and electronic measurements in medicine, EEG, ECG, measuring of velocity of blood, electromagnetic modeling of medium parameters of biological tissues (e, s, m, w, T, H2O, NaCl, Porozity, Relaxation time), the coupling mechanisms of electromagnetic fields to biological tissues, the analytical and numerical solution of electric and magnetic field integral equations (EFIE, MFIE), hazardous effects of electromagnetic fields on biological tissues, exposure standards.

     

    Learning Outcomes

    Program Outcomes

    Teaching Methods

    Assessment Methods

    1)Be able to apply given mathematical background to the engineering problems

    1,2

    1

    A,D

    2) Be able to know electromagnetic modeling of dispersive medium parameters of biological tissues

    1,2,3,7,11,12

    1

    A,D

    3) Be able to know coupling mechanisms of electromagnetic fields to biological tissues

    1,2,3,7,11,12

    1

    A,D

    4) Be able to know hazardous effects of electromagnetic fields on biological tissues and exposure standards

    1,2,3,7,11,12

    1

    A,D

    5) Be able to know analytical and numerical solution of electric and magnetic field integral equations (EFIE, MFIE) for biomedical electromagnetics

    1,2,3,7,11,12

    1

    A,D

    6) Be able to know use of electromagnetic fields in medicine for diagnostic purposes and therapy, application areas

    1,2,3,7,11,12

    1

    A,D

    7) Be able to know modulation and multiplexing techniques used in fiber optic systems

    1,2,3,7,11,12

    1

    A,D

    8) Be able to present individual homeworks by each student as oral

    6,7,8,9,10,11,12

    1

    D

    9) Ability to realize that the exams are tools for learning

    9,10

    1

    A

     

    Teaching Methods:

    1: Lecture, 2: Problem Solving, 3: Simulation, 4: Seminar, 5: Interdisciplinary group working, 6: Laboratory, 7: Term research paper, 8: Guest Speaker, 9: Sample Project Review

    Assessment Methods:

    A: Exam, B: Quiz, C: Experiment, D: Homework, E: Project

     

     

    COURSE CONTENT

    Week

    Topics

    Study Materials

    1

    Introduction, review of electromagnetic field theory      

    Course Book

    2

    Short history of biomedical electromagnetics, Biomedical engineering applications in electronics,  

    Course Book

    3

    Fundamentals of electrical and electronic measurements in medicine, EEG, ECG, measuring of velocity of blood.

    Course Book

    4

    Electromagnetic modeling of medium parameters of biological tissues (e, s, m, w, T, H2O, NaCl, Porozity, Relaxation time).      

    Course Book

    5

    Electromagnetic modeling of medium parameters of biological tissues (e, s, m, w, T, H2O, NaCl, Porozity, Relaxation time).      

    Course Book

    6

    Mid-term I                       

    Course Book

    7

    The coupling mechanisms of electromagnetic fields to biological tissues                  

    Course Book

    8

    The coupling mechanisms of electromagnetic fields to biological tissues                  

    Course Book

    9

    The analytical and numerical solution of electric and magnetic field integral equations (EFIE, MFIE)     

            

    Course Book

    10

    The analytical and numerical solution of electric and magnetic field integral equations (EFIE, MFIE)     

    Course Book

    11

    Hazardous effects of electromagnetic fields on biological tissues, exposure standards.

    Course Book

    12

    The using of electromagnetic fields in medicine for diagnostic purposes and therapy (EM Microwave tomography, antenna arrays, antenna applicators).

    Course Book

    13

    Mid-term II

    Course Book

    14

    Homework Presentations

    Course Book

     

    RECOMMENDED SOURCES

    Textbook

    Jaakko Malmivuo and Robert Plonsey , “BIOELECTROMAGNETISM” Oxford University Press, New York, 1995

    Additional Resources

    IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Engineering

     

    MATERIAL SHARING

    Documents

    Assignments

    Each student has unique homework. Since students are supposed to accomplish their oral presentations, separately, other students will be able to learn ans see the solutions of other homeworks, too.

    Exams

    Questions and Answers of Mid-terms

     

     

     

    ASSESSMENT

    IN-TERM STUDIES

    NUMBER

    PERCENTAGE

    Mid-terms

    2

    66.6

    Homework

    1

    33.3

    Total

     

    100

    CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

     

    40

    CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

     

    60

    Total

     

    100

     

    COURSE CATEGORY

    Expertise/Field Courses

     

    COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM

    No

    Program Learning Outcomes

    Contribution

    1

    2

    3

    4

    5

    1

    Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.

    X

    2

    Ability to identify, formulate, and solve Electrical and Electronics Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

    X

    3

    Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.

    X

    4

    Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.

    5

    Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating engineering problems

    6

    Ability to access information; For this purpose ability to perform database searching and conduct literature review.

    X

    7

    Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.

    X

    8

    Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language.

    X

    9

    Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.

    X

    10

    Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility.

    X

    11

    Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.

    X

    12

    Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

     

     

     

    X

     

     

     

    ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

    Activities

    Quantity

    Duration

    (Hour)

    Total

    Workload (Hour)

    Course Duration

    12

    3

    36

    Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

    14

    4

    56

    Mid-terms

    2

    2

    4

    Homework

    14

    2

    28

    Final examination

    1

    2

    2

    Total Work Load

    126

    Total Work Load / 25 (h)

    5.04

    ECTS Credit of the Course

    5

  • Syllabus
  • Course Outline:

    Short history of biomedical electromagnetics, biomedical engineering applications in electronics, fundamentals of electrical and electronic measurements in medicine, EEG, ECG, measuring of velocity of blood, electromagnetic modeling of medium parameters of biological tissues (e, s, m, w, T, H2O, NaCl, Porozity, Relaxation time), the coupling mechanisms of electromagnetic fields to biological tissues, the analytical and numerical solution of electric and magnetic field integral equations (EFIE, MFIE), hazardous effects of electromagnetic fields on biological tissues, exposure standards.