Biomedical Engineering Graduate Course Contents

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Fall Term Compulsory Courses

BYM 501E Fundamentals Of Biomedical Engineering, (3+0)

Basic concepts of biomedical engineering, Physiological systems of human body, Measurements methods of physiological parameters, Modelling of biological systems, Basic devices used in biomedical engineering, Biological signal processing, Recent developments in biomedical engineering. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

BYM 502 Physiology, (3+0)

Organization of the human body and control of its internal environment, Cells and cell functions. Muscle cells, excitation and contraction. Heart, heart diseases and electrocardiographic evaluatin. Physics of blood. Kidneys and body fluids. Respiratory control. Nervous system and its motor functions. Hormones and hormonal control. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

KOM 505E Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, (3+0)

Random variables, distribution function, probability mass and density functions; multivariate random variables, joint distributions, functions of random variables, conditional distributions; expected value, moments and related concepts; moment generating function, characteristic function; some special continuous and discrete distributions; random processes, basic definitions, stationary and independent processes, ergodicity; Poisson, Wiener, Gauss, Markov processes; the concepts of stochastic continuity, derivative, integral; the concept of power spectrum. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

BYM 596 Seminar (2+0) without credit

Seminars are given by lecturers, invited speakers and students who are registered to the course. Students' presentations may be within the scope of their thesis or on a topic related to the ELEecommunication Engineering. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]



Fall Term Elective Courses

BYM 503E Biyomedikal Optiğe Giriş (Introduction to Biomedical Optics), (3+0)

Introduction. Introduction to spectroscopy. Interaction of EM radiation with matter. UV and visible absorption SPY. Introduction to wave propagation and scattering in random media. Monte Carlo modelling of light transport in tissues. Radiative transfer theory. Fluorescence SPY. Heat generation in tissue during laser irradiation. Applications - Paper discussions. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

BYM 513 Advanced Topics In Biomedical Engineering, (3+0)

In this course, contributions from faculty members and/or experts in the field from various academic institutions regarding the latest innovations is aimed. In this course, each year different advanced topics are covered. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

BYM 515 Biomaterials, (3+0)

A review of biomaterials, characterization of materials, metallic, ceramic and polymeric implant materials, composites, absorbable polymers, structure-property relationships of biological materials, testing structural properties of physicochemical tests and mechanical test, tissue response to implants (soft and hard tissues replacement) (exp.: skin, blood, long bone, teeth). [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

BYM 509 Medical Imaging and Analysis Techniques, (3+0)

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TEL519E Image Processing (3+0)

Image processing fundamentals, two-dimensional signal processing, point operations, two-dimensional filter design, edge detection, segmentation, image restoration. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]



Spring Term Compulsory Courses

BYM504E Biyomedikal Görüntüleme Sistemleri (Biomedical Imaging Systems), (3+0)

Nuclear radiation and radioactivity. Fundamentals of nuclear radiation detection and measurement. Biological effects of radiation and radiotherapy. Medical image reconstruction techniques. Computerized tomography. Ultrasonic imaging. Nuclear magnetic resonance techniques. Laser applications. Thermography. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

BYM510E Biological Signals Processing, (3+0)

Origins of biological signals and their characteristics. Electrical, acoustical, mechanical, biochemical and biomagnetical signals. Detection methods of biological signals. Application of some signal processing methods to biological signal processing. Random process, digital signal processing, frequency domain analysis, time series analysis and linear prediction. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

BYM 596 Seminar (2+0) without credit

Seminars are given by lecturers, invited speakers and students who are registered to the course. Students' presentations may be within the scope of their thesis or on a topic related to the ELEecommunication Engineering. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

BYM597 Specialization Field Course, (3+0) Kredisiz

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ELE514E System Theory, (3+0)

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Spring Term Elective Courses

BYM506E Tıpta Elektromagnetik Dalgalar (Electromagnetic Waves in Medicine), (3+0)

Introduction, Electromagnetic fundamentals;Biological effects of electromagnetic waves; Interaction of electromagnetic waves and materials. Theory of microwave tomography; Modelling and analysis; Approximate and iterative models; Computer algorithms for image; reconstruction; Theoretical and experimental limitations; Microwave heating of tissues and hyperthermia. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

BYM508 Biyomekanik Ve Doku Biyomekaniği (Biomechanics And Tissue Biomechanics), (3+0)

Basic concepts in linear viscoelasticity: mechanical models, viscoelastic functions, Boltzmann principle, hereditary of integral, dynamic behaviour of linear viscoelastic materials.: quasilinear viscoelasticity. Characterization of tissues, theories and models of tissues viscoelastic behaviour. Clinical aspects of tissue mechanics. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

BYM512E Tomografide Matematik Yöntemler (Mathematical Methods In Tomography), (3+0)

Computerized Tomography: Radon transform and its basic properties. Sampling and resolution. IIIposedness and accuracy. Some reconstruction algorithms. Reconstruction through incomplete data. The limited angle problem. The exterior problem. The interior problem. The restricted source problem. Diffraction Tomography: Exact and approximate solutions. Born and Rytov approximations. Backpropagaiton algorithm. Aritmethical reconstruction techniques. Super-resolution. Bodies buried in a known host medium. Some hybrid methods. Cylindrical bodies with known or unknown orientations. The use of Gaussan-Beams in tomography and the effect of the beam parameters to the solution. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

BYM513 Biyomedikal Mühendisliğinde İleri Konular (Advanced Topics In Biomedical Engineering), (3+0)

In this course, contributions from faculty members and/or experts in the field from various academic institutions regarding the latest innovations is aimed. In this course, each year different advanced topics are covered. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

BYM516E Basics of Biomedical Informatics, (3+0)

An introduction to the fundamental principles of medical informatics. Computer-based tools in health care, human computer interfaces. An introduction to computer applications in medicine. Medical records, database, data representation, data acquisition and presentation. Biological signal processing. Knowledge-based systems. Medical artificial intelligence. Medical decision and analysis. Introduction to health information systems: communication and networks. Telemedicine and Internet applications. Advance topics in biomedical informatics. [Course Catalogue Form pdf]

TEL606 Principles of Adaptive Signal Processing

Introduction, Random Processes, Modeling of Random Processes, Wiener Filter, Linear Prediction, Levinson Recursion, Lattice Filters, Steepest Descent Algorithm, LMS Filter, Applications of LMS Filter, Kalman Filter, Applications of Kalman Filter. [pdf-KIRIK LİNK]