This is the course website for the Spring 2023 offering of BIOE 205 - Signals and Systems in Bioengineering. BIOE 205 focuses on learning mathematical models of signals & systems, specifically biological systems, as well as techniques for their analysis using tools like MATLAB & Simulink. Use the menu elements above to navigate through the website.
Introduction to signals and linear systems with examples from biology and medicine. Linear systems and mathematical models of systems, including differential equations, convolution, Laplace transforms, Fourier series and transforms, and discrete representations. In class examples and coursework apply general techniques to problems in biological signal analysis, including circuits, enzyme kinematics, and physiological system analysis. Use of MATLAB and Simulink software to understand more complex systems.
By the end of class, students will be able to …
Understand the concepts of systems and signal representations.
Use different mathematical tools to model physical and biomedical/biological phenomena and systems (i.e., differential equations, convolution, and signal transforms).
Apply linear systems methods (i.e., convolution, Fourier analysis, and Laplace analysis) to characterize these models and calculate analytical solutions.
Approximate biomedical signals with mathematical functions.
Convert between time-domain, frequency-domain, and Laplace-domain representations of biomedical signals & systems and understand what can be learned from the representation.
Understand the limits of different models and signal representations.
Use MATLAB/Python to find computational solutions to linear systems.
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