Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

ECET 2000 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering Technology

Prerequisites: ECET 2111, BIOL 2107, Co-requisite: ECET 2310


An overview of Biomedical Engineering Technology and the Biomedical Engineering industry. The course provides an introduction to engineering applications in the medical and health care industry. Emphasis will be on the analysis of biological/biomedical problems utilizing fundamental concepts and tools. Topics include the acquisition, monitoring and analyzing biological signals, electrodes, bi-potential measurements, ECG, pacemakers, defibrillators, pressure transducers, blood flow monitoring, ultrasonics, troubleshooting, and electrical safety.

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