ECE 415
Biomedical Instrumentation Laboratory

Section Type Times Days Location Instructor
AB2 LAB 1300 - 1550 F   ARR Digital Computer Lab  Marcia Pool
AB3 LAB 1300 - 1550 M   ARR Digital Computer Lab  Marcia Pool
AB4 LAB 1400 - 1650 W   ARR Digital Computer Lab  Marcia Pool
AL1 LEC 1200 - 1250 W   106B1 Engineering Hall  Marcia Pool
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Official Description Course Information: Same as BIOE 415. See BIOE 415.
Subject Area Biomedical Imaging, Bioengineering, and Acoustics
Course Prerequisites Credit or concurrent registration in ECE 414
Course Directors Kenneth Gentry
Detailed Description and Outline


  • Instrumentation amplifiers
  • Operational amplifier circuits
  • Vascular Doppler measurement of cardiac cycle parameters
  • Sensors
  • Heart rate monitor
  • EOG, EMG, and ECG amplifiers
  • Electrodes, the skin-electrode interface
  • Design exercises

Same as BIOE 415.

Computer Usage
Computer acquisition and control of biosignals
Lab Projects
  1. Weekly laboratory reports
  2. Course Notes
Topical Prerequisities
  • Basic Circuit theory
  • Differential equations
  • Basic time/frequency domain concepts
Khandpur, Biomedical Instrumentation, McGraw Hill, 2005.
ABET Category
Engineering Science: 50%
Engineering Design: 50%
Last updated: 2/13/2013