Circuits, Signals, and Systems for Bioengineers: A MATLAB-Based Introduction

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Academic Press, Apr 15, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 464 pages
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Approaches such as the Transfer Function and the Fourier and the Laplace transforms are important tools for bioengineers that often considered borrowed from electrical engineering. This text allows bioengineering students and bioengineers the ability to foster a sense of ownership of these tools by providing them with a solid foundation in the concepts of linear systems analysis. Circuits, Signals and Systems for Bioengineers guides readers through the basic engineering concepts that underlie biological systems, medical devices, biocontrol, and biosignal analysis. Material important to their study and traditionally taught in an electrical engineering service course can now be embraced by bioengineers. Instructive illustrations and MATLAB routines and examples are provided throughout the book.



  • Translates important electrical engineering tools such as Fourier Transform, Laplace Transform, analog modeling, systems modeling, and other linear systems analysis techniques for bioengineering students.
  • Includes MATLAB examples and problems.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 BIOENGINEERING SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS
1
CHAPTER 2 BASIC SIGNAL PROCESSING
31
CHAPTER 3 FREQUENCY TRANSFORMATIONS
69
CHAPTER 4 CIRCUIT AND ANALOG ANALYSIS IN SINUSOIDAL STEADY STATE
121
CHAPTER 5 ANALYSIS OF ANALOG MODELS AND PROCESSES
161
THE TRANSFER FUNCTION
193
CHAPTER 7 RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN ANALOG ELEMENTS
239
THE LAPLACE TRANSFORM
289
APPENDIX A
415
APPENDIX B Laplace Transforms
421
APPENDIX C Trigonometric and Other Formulas
423
APPENDIX D Units
425
APPENDIX E Complex Arithmetic
429
APPENDIX F LF 356 Specifications
433
APPENDIX G Determinants and Cramers Rule
435
BIBLIOGRAPHY
437

CHAPTER 9 SYSTEM MODELS AND BEHAVIOR
335
OPERATIONAL AMPLIFIERS
371

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John Semmlow was a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering of Rutgers University and in the Department of Surgery of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School UMDNJ for 32 years. Over that period he published over 100 review journal articles and has been appointed a Fellow of the IEEE, the AIMBE, and the BMES. He retired in June of 2010, but still remains active in research, particularly cardiovascular diagnosis and human motor control. He is actively pursuing a ‘second career’ as an artist, designing and building computer controlled kinetic art: sculptures that move in interesting and intriguing ways.

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