Development of a Modular Biopotential Amplifier Trainer for Biomedical Instrumentation Laboratory Experiments
Science Journal of Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing
Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2018, Pages: 48-59
Received: Feb. 20, 2018; Accepted: Mar. 8, 2018; Published: Mar. 29, 2018
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Saiful Islam Khan, Department Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Fakrul Islam Tushar, Department Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Md. Amirul Islam Rokan, Department Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Rupu Chowdhury, Department Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Abstract
This paper presents the design, development and implementation of a reconfigurable low-cost biopotential amplifier trainer module (RTR module) and quantitative analysis of the students’ compatibility with the trainer module. The trainer module can measure Electrocardiogram (ECG), Electroencephalogram (EEG) and Electromyogram (EMG) biopotential signals by reconfiguring the module using the basic circuit and filtering blocks. Given hand on experience, the module is designed and implemented in such reconfigurable manner that the students can avoid, disconnect and add any filtering blocks to understand the effect of these filters to the biopotential signals. The laboratory experience is an important component of the learning process. The RTR module is a low cost and compact educational tool. With this RTR module, the students should be able to recognize the biopotential signals and the acquisition methods in an intuitive and easy way, allowing them to improve their skills of designing biomedical instrumentation.
Keywords
Biopotential, Electrocardiogram, Biomedical Instrumentation
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Saiful Islam Khan, Fakrul Islam Tushar, Md. Amirul Islam Rokan, Rupu Chowdhury, Development of a Modular Biopotential Amplifier Trainer for Biomedical Instrumentation Laboratory Experiments, Science Journal of Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing. Vol. 7, No. 2, 2018, pp. 48-59. doi: 10.11648/j.cssp.20180702.12
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