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Medical Acoustics: Technologies for Hearing Systems and Ultrasound (Medical Acoustics: Technologies for Hearing Systems and Ultrasound)

Docent:  Janina Fels, Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Type:  Lecture
Term:  winter semester
Chair:  Institute of Technical Acoustics
Institution:  RWTH Aachen University
Study Path:  Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Technische Informatik, Mathematik, others
Specialisation/Branch:  Biomedical Engineering, Medical Acoustics, Acoustics, Psychoacoustics
Subject Type:  ['Elective', 'Yes']
Keywords:  "This lecture provides an overview on various acoustical methods of medical diagnosis and therapy. The students get an insight into the fundamentals of the physiology of hearing and binaural technology, enabling them to analyze and evaluate the underlying complex processes of binaural hearing. After completing this lecture, students are further capable of understanding and applying various biomedical applications in the field of acoustics, such as hearing aid technology, ultrasound diagnosis and treatment. Topics: Fundamentals of Acoustics, Basic acoustic measurement technology, Resonators, modes and acoustic transmission lines, Loudspeaker and microphone arrays, Binaural Technology and Psychoaoustics, ENT: Physiology of Hearing, ENT: Hearing Aids and , Cochlea Implants, Noise: Sources and Effects, Ultrasound"
Media Type:  Powerpoint slides
Media Access:  webpage
Hours per week:  3
Total ECTS credits:  4.0
Examination:  written exam
Language:  English
Related Course:  Exercise 'Medical Acoustics I'
Sequent Course:  Medical Acoustics II
Entry modified:  2021-05-16 22:26:26