Course detail

Diagnostics of the bio- and ecosystems

FEKT-NDBEAcad. year: 2015/2016

Sensing principles of electrical signals generated by organism, sensing principles of the nonelectrical signals generated by organism, devices for operation rooms, devices for physiological research, devices for diagnostic laboratories (physical principles used for testing hearing, eye field of view, properties of muscles and for the blood vessel system). Physical principles of devices for biochemical laboratories. Physical principles of devices for environmental diagnostics.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student will acquire a compendium of the properties of the selected diagnostic methods for health care and 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.:The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, CRC Preess, Boca Raton 1995
Kline I. et al.: Handbook of Biomedical Engineering, Academic Press, San Diego 1988
Rozman, J. a kol. Elektronické přístroje v lékařství, Academia, 2006

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Techning methods include lectures and practical laboratories. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system. Students have to write three assignment during the course.

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 course is to introduce the students to selected diagnostics methods for health care and ecology.

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

Laboratory works

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-MN Master's

    branch MN-BEI , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Fundamentals seminar

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer