ECE 405 - Biophysical Measurement and Instrumentation

★ 3 (fi 8)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Engineering

Introduction to the principles of biophysical instrumentation. Various sensors are examined including strain gauges, inductive, capacitive, thermal, and piezoelectric sensors. Methods of measuring blood pressure are discussed. Origin of biopotentials; membrane and action potentials. Measurement of bioelectrical signals such as the ECG and EMG. Electrical safety, noise, impedance matching, and analog-to-digital conversion. Applications of electrodes, biochemical sensors, and lasers. Prerequisite: ECE 203 or E E 250 or consent of the Instructor. Credit may be obtained in only one of ECE 405 or EE BE 512.

No syllabi

Fall Term 2023


Section Capacity Class times Instructor(s)
2023-09-05 - 2023-12-08 (MWF)
13:00 - 13:50
NRE 2-090

Final Exam:
14:00 - 17:00
NRE 2-001
Primary Instructor: Roger Zemp