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School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Now offering two distinct diplomas: Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering

Biomedical Technology IΙ


SchoolChemical and Environmental Engineering
Course LevelUndergraduate
DirectionChemical Engineering
Course IDCHE 502Semester8th
Course CategoryElective
Course ModulesInstruction Hours per WeekECTS

Lectures and tutorials

T=3, E=1, L=0

Course TypeScientific Area
PrerequisitesBiomedical Technology I
Instruction/Exam LanguageGreek
The course is offered to Erasmus studentsNo
Course URL 



Learning Outcomes

The main aim of the course is to educate students on the basic concepts of analysis and processing of biomedical signals from various devices. Upon successful completion of this course the students will acquire new knowledge and specific skills on the following subjects:

  • Using basic knowledge of electronics and measurements in analyzing medical instruments and devices.
  • Interpreting the principles of operation of the main medical devices.
  • Identifying and evaluating the specific features of medical equipment, about the acquisition and processing of measured bio-signals.
  • Discriminating and solving problems related to the effect of noise and electromagnetic interference.
  • Applying medical technology in a variety of applications.
General Competencies/Skills
  • Review, analysis and synthesis of data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in interdisciplinary environment
  • Individual assignment
  • Promoting free, creative and inductive thinking


  1. Biomedical equipment & measurements.
  2. Electrodes and sensors.
  3. Bio-electric amplifiers, signals and noise.
  4. Electrocardiograms.
  5. The human respiratory system and its measurement.
  6. The human nervous system and instruments for measuring brain function.
  7. Medical ultrasound scans.
  8. Radiology.
  9. Nuclear medicine.
  10. Electromagnetic interference in medical electronic equipment.
  11. Medical bioinformatics.
  12. Auto diagnosis and technologies.
  13. Maintenance of medical equipment.


Lecture MethodDirect (face to face)

Use of Information and Communication Technology

  • Power point presentations
  • E-class support
Instruction OrganisationActivityWorkload per Semester
- Lectures39
- Tutorials13
- Projects11
- Study & literature review12
Course Total75

Assessment Method

Ι. Written final examination (60%): 
- Problems solving

ΙΙ. Project (40%).


  • Δ. Κουτσούρης, Κ. Νικήτα, Σ. Παυλόπουλος, “Ιατρικά απεικονιστικά συστήματα”, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ Α. ΤΖΙΟΛΑ & ΥΙΟΙ Α.Ε., 1η έκδοση 2005, ISBN: 978-960-418-043-1, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 18548991
  • Δ. Κουτσούρης, Σ. Παυλόπουλος, Α. Πρέντζα “Εισαγωγή στη βιοϊατρική τεχνολογία και ανάλυση ιατρικών σημάτων”, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ Α. ΤΖΙΟΛΑ & ΥΙΟΙ Α.Ε., 1η έκδοση 2003, ISBN: 978-960-418-026-4, Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 18548926
  • Δημάκης Πολίτης, Πάνου Θεόδωρος, “Τεχνολογία απεικονιστικών συστημάτων”, Εκδότης ΒΗΤΑ ΙΑΤΡΙΚΕΣ ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΜΕΠΕ, 1η έκδοση 2011, ISBN: 978-960-452-136-4
  • Α. Καρατόπης, Ι. Κανδαράκης, “Απεικόνιση μαγνητικού συντονισμού”, Εκδότης ΔΕΜΕΡΝΤΖΗΣ ΠΑΝΤΕΛΗΣ, 1η έκδοση 2007, ISBN: 978-960-91034-9-7
  • D. Prutchi, M. Norris, “Design and Development of Medical Electronic Instrumentation”, Wiley, 2004, ISBN: 978-0-471-67623-2.
  • L.A. Geddes, L.E. Baker, “Principles of Applied Biomedical Instrumentation, J. Wiley, 3rd edition 1991, ISBN: 978-0-471-60899-8.
  • G. Dougherty, “Digital Image Processing for Medical Applications”, Cambridge University Press, 2009, ISBN: 978-0521860857.
  • E. Seeram, “Digital Radiography: An Introduction for Technologists”, Delmar Publishers Inc, 2010, ISBN: 978-1401889999.


Course Instructor:Associate Professor,Anestis Vlysidis (Faculty - ChEnvEng)
Lectures:New Faculty Member (Faculty-ChEnvEng)
Tutorial exercises:New Faculty Member (Faculty-ChEnvEng)