Course detail

Special Measurement Methods

FEKT-DKA-TE1Acad. year: 2020/2021

Principles of nuclear magnetic resonance and imaging based on magnetic resonance. Diagnostic possibility of MRI. The principles of basic imaging measurement sequences. Programs for the processing, simulation and control of MRI experiments. MRI tomograph electronic system. Preparation of the MR experiment. Magnetic field of MR tomograph. Generation of the defined gradient magnetic fields. Characterization of nanostructures by macroscopic measurement. Methods for magnetic field mapping based on MRI and measurement of magnetic susceptibility. Tomographic images and their processing with a focus on MRI, CT and ultrasound. General issues of technical diagnostics. Diagnostics of electrical isolation systems. Accuracy of electrical measurements. Low-level measurements.
Photonic sensors. Bio-photonics.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Experience and knowledge of measurement methods and ability to develop od this methods.

Prerequisites

The subject knowledge on the Master´s degree level is required.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Chizhik, V. I., Chernyshev, Y. S., Donets, A. V., Frolov, V. V., Komolkin, A. V., & Shelyapina, M. G. (2014). Magnetic resonance and its applications. Springer International Publishing. (EN)
Webb, A. G. (Ed.). (2016). Magnetic Resonance Technology: Hardware and System Component Design. Royal Society of Chemistry. (EN)
Mispelter, J., Lupu, M., & Briguet, A. (2015). NMR probeheads for biophysical and biomedical experiments: theoretical principles & practical guidelines, 2nd edition. Imperial College Press. (EN)
Rao, D. K. (Ed.). (2014). Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR): Theory, Applications and Technology. Nova Publishers. (EN)
Mobli, M., & Hoch, J. C. (Eds.). (2017). Fast NMR Data Acquisition: Beyond the Fourier Transform. Royal Society of Chemistry. (EN)
Blümich, B., Haber-Pohlmeier, S., & Zia, W. (2014). Compact NMR. Walter de Gruyter. (EN)
Low Level Measurement Handbook, 7th Edition. Keithley Instruments, USA 2013. Dostupné na: https://www.testequity.com/documents/pdf/keithley/KeithleyLowLevelHandbook_7Ed.pdf (EN)
Kalantar-Zadeh, K. (2013). Sensors: an introductory course. Springer Science & Business Media. (EN)
Santos, J. L., & Farahi, F. (Eds.). (2014). Handbook of optical sensors. CRC Press. (EN)
Fraden, J. (2016). Handbook of Modern Sensors - Physics, Designs, and Applications. Springer Science & Business Media. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations. Teaching methods include lectures combined with seminars. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Total number of points 100.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Principles of nuclear magnetic resonance and imaging based on magnetic resonance.
2. Diagnostic possibility of MRI.
3. The principles of basic imaging measurement sequences.
4. Programs for the processing, simulation and control of MRI experiments.
5. MRI tomograph electronic system. Preparation of the MR experiment.
6. Magnetic field of MR tomograph. Generation of the defined gradient magnetic fields.
7. Characterization of nanostructures by macroscopic measurement.
8. Methods for magnetic field mapping based on MRI and measurement of magnetic susceptibility.
9. Tomographic images and their processing with a focus on MRI, CT and ultrasound.
10. General issues of technical diagnostics. Diagnostics of electrical isolation systems. Accuracy of electrical measurements.
11. Low-level measurements.
12. Photonic sensors.
13. Bio-photonics.

Aims

To obtain knowledge about special measurement methods.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by the lecturer responsible for the course. The study results are verified continuously during the semester on the basis of the discussion.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DKA-KAM Doctoral, any year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKA-EKT Doctoral, any year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKA-MET Doctoral, any year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKA-SEE Doctoral, any year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKA-TLI Doctoral, any year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DKA-TEE Doctoral, any year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Seminar

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer