PV184 Scientific Instruments

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2016
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Miroslav Vařecha, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Petr Matula, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Graphics and Design - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: Mgr. Miroslav Vařecha, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Computer Graphics and Design - Faculty of Informatics
Tue 12:00–13:50 A318
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 the course is directly associated with
there are 37 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Main objectives can be summarized as follows: to introduce various interesting instruments in popular form; to understand basic principles of function of instruments; to learn the application of instruments in common life; to learn the application of instruments in various scientific fields to analyze various physical, chemical, and biological parameters; to learn about evaluation of acquired data.
  • Principles of function and application of various instruments such as laser, photomultiplier, CCD camera, sCMOS camera, optical fibre, magnetic resonance spectrometer, optical and electron microscopy, super-resolution microscopy, near-field and atomic force microscopy, mass spectroscopy, use of ultrasound in medicine, EKG and EEG, brain MRI, roentgen tomography (also known as CT) etc.
  • PROSSER, Václav. Experimentální metody biofyziky. 1. vyd. Praha: Academia, 1989. 712 s. ISBN 8020000593. info
  • Leoš Navrátil, Jozef Rosina a kolektiv: Medicínská biofyzika. Grada Publishing, a. s., 2005.
  • Biofyzikální učebnice online. http://web.archive.org/web/20030801213606/www.biophysics.org/btol/
  • FyzWeb Univerzita Karlova: Fyzikální stránky pro každého. http://fyzweb.cuni.cz
Teaching methods
Lectures with PowerPoint presentations and discussions with students.
Assessment methods
Final online exam in IS in the form of ROPOT. It is a test with 20 questions and each question has 4 possible answers. Only one answer is the correct one. To successfully pass the test, it is necessary to have at least 10 correct answers.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2014.
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