Course plan for Jan – Apr 2020

Total lectures: 42
Total labs: 12
Total credits: 4
Maximum student intake: 25
Priority of student enrollment:   BME M.Tech., PhD any branch, M.Tech. any branch (Except BME), B.Tech.

Lab: Weightage (10)
Project: Weightage (30 marks). Starts after second week of January.  Students shall be divided into groups of four. Each group need to choose a project from the list and work on making a prototype till end of the course. Materials and equipment shall be supplied from the Medical Devices Lab (MDL). Mentoring by research scholars of MDL and few clinicians shall be available.
Paper presentations: Weightage (10)
Mid-sem: Weightage (20)
End-Sem: Weightage (30)
Hospital tour and an industry tour may be organized.
Invited lectures: 4-5


Lecture and lab list of Jan – Apr 2019

Lecture 1: Introduction to the course.
Lecture 2: Bio-potential Amplifiers
Lecture 3: Differential amplifier and Instrumentation amplifier with CMRR calculations.
Lecture 4-5: Invited lecture on “3D Modelling and printing technologies for medical device applications and restorative solutions” by Dr. Prashant Jindal and Mamta Juneja, UIET.
Lab 1: Introduction to DAQ in LabVIEW using USB-6001.
Lecture 6: Isolation amplifier, Surge protection, Stethoscope (History, principle, frequency response), Standing wave in open and closed tube (theory and demonstration)
Lecture 7: Student research paper presentations.
Lecture 8: Pulse-Oximetry
Lab 2: Making a GUI based audio recorder, player and spectral analyzer in Matlab. Addendum: Operating the pulse-oximeter.
Lecture 9: ECG review and cardiac Arrhythmias.
Lecture 10: Student paper presentations.
Lecture 11: Invited lecture on “Fundamentals of cryosurgery” by Krishna Ramajayam, University of North Carolina.
Lab 3: Evaluation of grip strength from EMG signals and Matlab analysis. Addendum: Observing through the otoscope.
Lecture 12: Invited lecture on “Medical device regulations and standards” by Mohammad Ameel, Senior Consultant, Healthcare Technologies, WHO CC for Priority Medical Devices & Health Technology Policy, National Health Systems Resource Centre.
Lab 4: Visit to Dev’s Dental Clinic and Parmar Hospital, Rupnagar
Lecture 13: Invited lecture on “Ethics, clinical trials and informed consent process while validating medical devices.” by Dr. Ajay Prakash, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, PGIMER
Lecture 14: Measurement of cardiac output.
Lecture 15: Measurement of ejection fraction and spirometry.
Lecture 16: Student presentations
Lab 5: Stimulation of radial nerve.
Lecture 17: HITLAB summit on digital health.
Lecture 18: Electrosurgery
Lecture 19: Assessment of Vision
Lecture 20: Student presentations
Lab 6: COMSOL simulation of stress and bending of a cantilever beam


CBME MedTech Workshop

Lecture 21: Discussion of Mid-Sem Questions
Lecture 22: Bio-electrical Impedance Measurement
Lecture 23: Impedance plethysmography, Impedance cardiography, Impedance tomography
Lecture 24: Fundamentals of sound propagation.
Lecture 25: Fundamentals of ultrasound
Lab 7: 3D printing of 1:2 ratio gears with axle
Lecture 26: Arterial stiffness measurement using ultrasound. Student presentation on ARFI
Lecture 27:  Physiology based signal processing algorithm design (Examples from ARTSENS). Envelope detection, method of prominent peak detection, identifying and tracking moving structures. Differentiating carotid artery and and jugular vein. Student presentation on perfusion imaging.
Lecture 28:  Understanding Jugular venous pulse (JVP), Physiology based modelling of data (example from arterial diameter measurement). Understanding arterial blood gas analysis. Student presentation on a bio-inspired biopsy device.
Lab 8: Data analysis of A-mode ultrasound obtained from carotid arteries to estimate the arterial stiffness.
Lecture 29:  Blood gas analysis with examples. Intubation procedure.  Bag valve mask device operation. Mechanical ventilation basics. Student presentation on measurement of ICP.
Lecture 30: Weaning from ventilator, ABG considerations while ventilating, Manometer basics, Bernoulli’s equations, flow measurement with venturimeter. Student presentation on acoustic estimation of pulmonary edema.
Lecture 31: Principles of blood pressure measurement using mercury sphygmomanometer. Student presentation on wearable headband for epileptic seizure detection.
Lab 9: Flow control of a peristaltic pump using pulse width modulation.
Lecture 32: Quiz
Lecture 33: Oscillometric blood pressure measurement, Properties of Lasers, Student presentation on salivary blood glucose measurement.
Lecture 34: Theory of lasers, Student presentation on VR based laproscopic training system.
Lab 10: Driving a stepper motor with serial commands.
Lecture 35: Evaluation of student presentations and conclusion