Signals and Systems in Biomedical Engineering

Signals and Systems in Biomedical Engineering

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The use of digital signal processing is ubiquitous in the field of physiology and biomedical engineering. The application of such mathematical and computational tools requires a formal or explicit understanding of physiology. Formal models and analytical techniques are interlinked in physiology as in any other field. This book takes a unitary approach to physiological systems, beginning with signal measurement and acquisition, followed by signal processing, linear systems modelling, and computer simulations. The signal processing techniques range across filtering, spectral analysis and wavelet analysis. Emphasis is placed on fundamental understanding of the concepts as well as solving numerical problems. Graphs and analogies are used extensively to supplement the mathematics. Detailed models of nerve and muscle at the cellular and systemic levels provide examples for the mathematical methods and computer simulations. Several of the models are sufficiently sophisticated to be of value in understanding real world issues like neuromuscular disease. This second edition features expanded problem sets and a link to extra downloadable material.In the decade since the publication of the first edition several factors have prompted changes to the teaching of biomedical signal processing and physiological system modeling. First and foremost have been the developments in technology.

Title:Signals and Systems in Biomedical Engineering
Author:Suresh R. Devasahayam
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-11-08


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