University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Ve 458: Biomedical Instrumentation and Design 

Course description: Students design and construct functioning biomedical instruments.  Hardware includes instrumentation amplifiers and active filters constructed using operational amplifiers.  Signal acquisition, processing analysis and display are performed.  Project modules include measurement or respiratory volume and flow rates, biopotentials (electrocardiogram), and optical analysis of arterial blood oxygen saturation (pulse-oximetry).
Credit hours: 4 credits
Pre-requisites: Ve 215