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Spring 2010-2011
ELE 404   No Pass/D/Fail

Electronic Circuits for Biomedical Application

Naveen Verma

Start by analyzing biological systems to understand the origins of some of the signals that they present. Develop circuit models of these systems to determine what instrumentation circuits are required at the interface so that the signals can be reliably acquired. Study analog circuit topologies based on MOSFETs for low-noise instrumentation and processing of the signals. Study digital topologies based on MOSFETs for extensive computations on the biological signals. Analyze the trade-offs between the analog and digital topologies. Emphasis is on design and analysis using circuit simulators.

Sample reading list:
Behzad Razavi, Design of Analog CMOS Integrated Circuits
Rahul Sarpeshkar, Ultra Low Power Bioelectronics
Eric Kandel, Principles of Neural Science

Reading/Writing assignments:
Average weekly reading will be approximately 25 pages per week from textbook.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 40%
Problem set(s) - 30%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ELE 203, ELE 208, ELE341 (recommended, exceptions by instructor's permission).

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
43670 L01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T Th   Friend Center   004   Enrolled:10 Limit:50