Course detail

Special devices for healthcare and ecology

FEKT-GALEAcad. year: 2015/2016

Principles and solutions of therapeutic devices (electro-treatment, using of the laser, using of the ultrasound, diathermy, cryogenic technique, using of the ionize radiation). Systems for support and replacement of organs. Monitoring and support systems of life functions. Rehabilitation and prothetic devices. Technical approach to maitanance and recovery of environment.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will acquire the practical knowledge about selected therapeutic devices for the health care and for the ecology.


The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Bronzino J.D. et al.: The Biomedical Engineering Handbbok. Academic Press, San Diego 1988
Kline et al.: Handbook of Biomedical engineering. Academic Press, San Diego 1988.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim of the lectures is introduce the students to principles of selected special devices which are used for in medicine and ecology.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-MN Master's

    branch MN-BEI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Fundamentals seminar

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer