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Analysis and application of analog electronic circuits to biomedical instrumentation

Robert B. Northrop

Boca Raton : CRC Press ©2012

Available at Johnson Library  Johnson General Collection  (TK7867 .N65 2012 )()

  • Title:
    Analysis and application of analog electronic circuits to biomedical instrumentation
  • Author: Robert B. Northrop
  • Subjects: Analog electronic systems; Medical electronics; Biomedical engineering; Electric circuits; Electronics, Medical -- methods; Amplifiers, Electronic; Biomedical Engineering -- instrumentation; Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted; Analog electronic systems; Biomedical engineering; Electric circuits; Medical electronics
  • Contents: Note continued: Some Applications and Loads for Power Amplifiers -- Power Output Devices -- Discrete Power Devices: BJTs -- Power MOSFETs -- Power Op Amps -- Classes of Power Amplifiers: PA Efficiency -- Class D Power Amplifiers -- Nonlinearity and Distortion in PAs -- IC Voltage Regulators in Medical Electronic Systems -- Introduction -- Zener (Avalanche) Regulators -- Active IC Regulators -- Heatsinking -- Chapter Summary -- Wireless Patient Monitoring -- Introduction -- Sensors and Sensor Signals Communicated in WPM -- Modulation in WPM -- RF Communications Protocols Used in WPM -- UHF Transmitters and Antennas -- UHF Oscillators -- UHF Radio Chips -- Antennas Used in WPM -- Power Sources for WPM Sensors -- WPM Systems -- Commercial WPM Systems -- How WPM Reduces the Probability of Patient Microshock -- Privacy in WPM -- Chapter Summary -- RFID Tags, GPS Tags, and Ultrasonic Tags Used in Ecological Research -- Introduction -- Applications of RFID Tags -- Design of RFID Tags -- Sizes and Cost -- Tag RF Frequencies and Antennas -- Fractal Antennas -- Tag Modulation Schemes -- Introduction -- Tag Operation -- Security and Privacy Concerns -- Tag Readers -- GPS Tags -- Introduction -- GPS Tag Applications in Biology -- GPS Signals -- GPS Tag Hardware -- Ultrasonic Tags in Fisheries Biology -- Chapter Summary -- Examples of Special Analog Circuits and Systems Used in Biomedical Instrumentation -- Introduction -- Phase-Sensitive Rectifier -- Introduction -- Analog Multiplier/LPF PSD -- Switched Op Amp PSR -- Chopper PSR -- Balanced Diode Bridge PSR -- Phase Detectors -- Introduction -- Analog Multiplier Phase Detector -- Digital Phase Detectors -- Voltage and Current-Controlled Oscillators -- Introduction -- Analog VCO -- Switched Integrating Capacitor VCOs -- Voltage-Controlled, Emitter-Coupled Multivibrator -- Voltage-to-Period Converter and Applications -- Summary -- Phase-Lock Loops -- Introduction -- PLL Components -- PLL Applications in Biomedicine -- Discussion -- True RMS Converters -- Introduction -- True RMS Circuits -- IC Temperature Sensors -- Introduction -- IC Temperature Sensors -- Three Examples of Medical Instrumentation Systems -- Introduction -- Self-Nulling, Microdegree Polarimeter -- Laser Velocimeter and Rangefinder -- Self-Balancing, Admittance Plethysmograph -- Chapter Summary.
    "This text is intended for use in a classroom course on Analysis and Application of Analog Electronic Circuits to Biomedical Instrumentation taken by junior or senior undergraduate students specializing in Biomedical Engineering. It focuses on the electronic components and subsystems that makeup the diverse instruments that are used in biomedical instrumentation. It will also serve as a reference book for biophysics and medical students interested in the topics. Readers are assumed to have had introductory, core courses up to the junior level in engineering mathematics, including complex algebra, calculus, and introductory differential equations. They also should have taken a college physics course containing electricity and magnetism. As the result of taking these courses, readers should be familiar with systems block diagrams, the concepts of frequency response and transfer functions, and should be able to solve simple, linear, ordinary differential equations, and do basic manipulations in linear algebra. It is also important to have an understanding of the working principles of the various basic solid-state devices (diodes, bipolar junction transistors, and fieldeffect transistors) used in electronic circuits with biomedical applications. Rationale The interdisciplinary field of Biomedical Engineering is demanding in that it requires its followers to know and master not only certain engineering skills (electronics, materials, mechanical, and photonic) but also a diversity of material in the biological sciences (anatomy, biochemistry, molecular biology, genomics, physiology, etc.)"--Provided by publisher.
  • Edition: 2nd ed..
  • Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press
  • Creation Date: ©2012
  • Physical Description: xl, 538 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm..
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN9781439866696;ISBN1439866694
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 768072488
  • NZ MMS ID: 9911126302702931
  • IZ MMS ID: 996566753902954$$IKSU

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