Course Title: Medical Engineering and Instrumentation (PG)

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Medical Engineering and Instrumentation (PG)

Credit Points: 12.00

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


125H Electrical & Computer Engineering


Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2014

Course Coordinator: Professor Dinesh K Kumar

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1954

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Electronic ciruit design, use of operational amplifier, design of amplfiers and filters.

Course Description

This course helps you to enter into the big world of electronics for medical applications. The course is designed for electronic engineers to be able to apply electronic engineering techniques for health. This includes development of instrumentation.
Applications including clinical equipment, equipment for control of other devices, and bioinspired models will be discussed through this course. The labs are hands-on, where you will build and test circuits, and get an exposure to medical equipment.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course contributes to the following Program Learning Outcomes:

• High levels of technical competence in the field
• Be able to apply problem solving approaches to work challenges and make decisions using sound engineering methodologies

On successfull completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Develop electronics for medical and related applications
  • Describe safety and reliability concerns of medical equipment

Overview of Learning Activities

1 lecture and 1 lab every week. Tutorial as required.

Overview of Learning Resources

Notes provided by the lecturer. Videos of the lecture material available. Books in the library. Material on the internet.  Course materials will be provided online.

Overview of Assessment

3 assignments (which includes the lab work), and an end of semester exam.