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Faculty of Engineering | Lund University

Details for the Course Syllabus for Course EEMN15F valid from Autumn 2017

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  • The aim with the course is to give a fundamental understanding and an experimental experience of ultrasound. The student is given an insight in an expanding research area. Another purpose is to prepare the students for diploma work and PhD-studies in electrical and biomedical engineering
  • Ultrasound physics, transducer technology, diagnostic equipment technology, doppler, bio-acoustics, field characterisation, airborne ultrasound, fetal examination, non destructive testing, sonar and research projects at the departmen
Knowledge and Understanding
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • have a satisfactory overview of technical ultrasound applications
    have extended knowledge in the basic principles in ultrasound physics
    have insight in basic ultrasonic technical principals and their implementation in advanced diagnostical systems
    have knowledge in the present frontier of research
Competences and Skills
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • be able to characterise an ultrasound transducer
    be able to experimentally perform and demonstrate basic physical effects or technical applications
    be able to read and understand a scientific ultrasound paper
    be able to, oral and written, explain problems within the subject ultrasound
Judgement and Approach
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • be able to describe ethical and risk related questions from fetal examination to military applications
Types of Instruction
  • Lectures
  • Laboratory exercises
  • Exercises
  • Project
  • Study visit
Examination Formats
  • Written exam
  • Written assignments
  • Seminars given by participants
  • Miscellaneous
  • Project, laboratory exercises, exercises
  • Failed, pass
Admission Requirements
Assumed Prior Knowledge
Selection Criteria
  • Hoskins, Peter R., Martin, K. & Thrush, A.: Diagnostic Ultrasound: Physics and Equipment. Cambridge University Press, 2010. ISBN 9780521757102.
Further Information
  • This course is given in English on demand.
Course code
  • EEMN15F
Administrative Information
  • 2017-05-23
  • Professor Thomas Johansson

All Published Course Occasions for the Course Syllabus

3 course occasions.

Course code ▽ Course Name ▽ Division ▽ Established ▼ Course syllabus valid from ▽ Start Date ▽ End Date ▽ Published ▽
EEMN15F Ultrasound Physics and Technology Biomedical Engineering 2017‑12‑08 Autumn 2017 2018‑01‑15 2017‑12‑08
EEMN15F Ultrasound Physics and Technology Biomedical Engineering 2018‑07‑05 Autumn 2017 2019‑01‑21 (approximate) 2019‑03‑18 2018‑07‑05
EEMN15F Ultrasound Physics and Technology Biomedical Engineering 2019‑12‑05 Autumn 2017 2020‑01‑20 (approximate) 2020‑03‑21 2019‑12‑05

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