To provide a solid quantitative understanding of the behaviour of excitable cells, the resulting extracellular fields, measurement of extracellular fields using techniques such as EMG and EEG, and functional electrical stimulation of excitable cells for neural and muscular prostheses.
Dr. Hubert de Bruin,
ITB-A211, ext. 24171.
Dr. Ian Bruce,
ITB-A213, ext. 26984.
A basic undergraduate understanding of electrostatics, electrical circuits, linear systems, and ordinary & partial differential equations.
Assignment (15%); Project (25%); Midterm Exam (20%); Final Exam (40%).
There will be one 3-hour lecture per week over eleven weeks, at 1:30–4:30pm on Wednesdays in ETB-534 (starting Sept. 10th).
Slides for:Lecture #1 (Wednesday, September 10); Lecture #2 (Wednesday, September 17)
Lecture #3 (Wednesday, September 24); Lecture #4 (Wednesday, October 1)
Lecture #5 (Wednesday, October 8); Lecture #6 (Wednesday, October 15)
Lecture #7 (Wednesday, October 22); Lecture #8 (Wednesday, October 29)
Lecture #9 (Wednesday, November 5); Lecture #10 (Wednesday, November 19)
Lecture #11 (Wednesday, November 26)
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