TI0004 Medical Instrumentation

Faculty of Education
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Guaranteed by
Ing. Zdeněk Hodis, Ph.D.
Department of Technical Education and Information Science - Faculty of Education
Supplier department: Department of Technical Education and Information Science - Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Students after successful completion of the course:
will understand biophysical principles and laws;
will be able to explain biophysical principles and laws;
understand the physical principles of major medical devices;
will understand the possibilities of using biophysical techniques and medical devices in practice;
will be able to explain the basic principles of so-called physiological biophysics.
  • 1. Introduction. Biophysical view of the structure of matter. Medicine and technology. Biosignals and their processing. 2. Temperature measurement and registration. Measurement and registration of mechanical quantities. Electro-diagnostic methods (ECG, EEG, EMG, ERG). 3. Effects of mechanical forces and acoustic fields on living systems. Biological effects of electromagnetic fields and non-ionizing radiation. Biological effects of ionizing radiation. Conventional X-ray Imaging Methods. 4. Ultrasound imaging methods. Ultrasound doppler and combined methods. 5. Advanced tomographic methods (CT, MRI). 6. Instruments replacing the function of organs. Nanotechnology in medicine.
  • ŠTĚPÁNOVÁ, Gabriela. Kurz: TE2BP_LEP - Lékařská přístrojová technika. In Katedra technické a informační výchovy - wrack.ped.muni.cz, 2011.
  • CHMELAŘ, M. Lékařská laboratorní technika. Brno: VUT, 2000. 119s. ISBN 80-214-1770-6.
  • DRASTICH, A. Tomografické zobrazovací systémy. Brno: VUT, 2004. ISBN 80-214-2788-4.
  • ROZMAN, Jiří. Elektronické přístroje v lékařství. 1. vyd. Praha: Academia, 2006. 408 s. ISBN 80-200-1308-3.
  • CHMELAŘ, M. Lékařská přístrojová technika 1, Brno, Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 1995. 192 s. ISBN 80-85867-63-X.
  • HRAZDIRA, Ivo a Vojtěch MORNSTEIN. Lékařská biofyzika a přístrojová technika. Dotisk 1. vyd. Brno: NEPTUN, 2004. 381 s. ISBN 8090289614.
  • ROZMAN, Jiří. Terapeutická technika. Brno: VUT, 2000. 126 s. ISBN 80-214-1488-X.
Teaching methods
Lectures, discussions, excursions, self-study.
Assessment methods
The student will prepare a presentation on a chosen topic and will practice it as a lecture in the classroom.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Note related to how often the course is taught: v komb. stud. blokově.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 8 h. konz./sem. (komb. stud.).
Teacher's information

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