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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: -
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: Yes
  • Prerequisites: BE 321* or ECE 300 or OE 392** *Graduate standing; or with a grade of B or better; or consent of instructor; **with a grade of B or better or Graduate standing.
  • 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. Cross-listed with ECE584 and OE584.

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