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Course Descriptions

Biomedical engineers use science, engineering, and mathematics to understand and solve medical problems. The biomedical engineering program at Rose-Hulman produces engineers with the medical and biological expertise needed to solve health care problems during careers in technical and health-related industries, as well as in government or industrial laboratories.

BE 541 - Medical Imaging Systems

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: -
  • Prerequisites: BE 340 - Biomedical Signal Processing* *Graduate standing; or with a grade of B or better; or consent of instructor.
  • Corequisites: None

Engineering principles of major imaging techniques/modalities for biomedical applications and health care including diagnostic x-ray, computed tomography, nuclear techniques, ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging. Topics include general characteristics of medical images; physical principles, signal processing to generate an image, and instrumentation of imaging modalities. Clinical applications of these technologies are also discussed. Same as ECE584.