450-6022/02 – Sensor Systems in Medical Instrumentation (SSvLPT)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Cybernetics and Biomedical EngineeringCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Martin Augustynek, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Martin Augustynek, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
AUG011 doc. Ing. Martin Augustynek, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 28+0
Part-time Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Learning outcomes of the course unit The aim of the subject is to understand the advanced principles of sensors and sensory systems used in the health care system while respecting the high demands on their design and construction.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


The subject deals with advanced principles of design and construction of sensors and sensing systems used in medical instrumentation. Students will be acquainted with detailed advanced sensor systems and specific requirements and parameters of sensors for application in medicine.

Compulsory literature:

DORF, R.C. Sensors, Nanoscience, Biomedical Engineering, and Instruments: Sensors Nanoscience Biomedical Engineering: The Electrical Engineering Handbook. CRC Press, 2018. ISBN 9781420003161. TOGAWA, Tatsuo, Toshiyo TAMURA a P. Åke ÖBERG. Biomedical sensors and instruments. 2nd ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press, c2011. ISBN 978-142-0090-789. WEBSTER, J.G. et al. Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook CRCnetBASE. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRCnetBASE, 1999. ISSN 1523-3014.

Recommended literature:

POSTOLACHE, O.A., S.C. MUKHOPADHYAY, K.P. JAYASUNDERA a A.K. SWAIN. Sensors for Everyday Life: Healthcare Settings: Smart Sensors, Measurement and Instrumentation. Springer International Publishing, 2016. ISBN 9783319473192. LAI, Daniel T. H., Rezaul. BEGG a Marimuthu. PALANISWAMI. Healthcare sensor networks: challenges toward practical implementation. Boca Raton, 2012. ISBN 978-143-9821-817. WANG, Ping a Qingjun. LIU. Biomedical sensors and measurement. Heidelberg: Springer, c2011. Advanced topics in science and technology in China. ISBN 978-364-2195-259. JONES, D.P. Biomedical Sensors: Sensor technology series. Momentum Press, 2010. ISBN 9781606500569.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Continuous Study Control: Consultation of individual projects.


Other requirements

No other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Pressure measuring systems in the cardiovascular system. Flow measurement systems Pressure measuring systems in gastroenterological and neurological applications. Sensory systems for respiratory technology Motion and force measurement systems in human kinetics Systems for measuring body energy performance Bioimpedance and biomagnetic measuring systems Systems for measuring chemical and electrochemical quantities

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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2019/2020 (P0714D150002) Cybernetics P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (P0714D150002) Cybernetics K English Ostrava Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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