Logo ČVUT
CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Field

Login to KOS for course enrollment Display time-table
Code Completion Credits Range Language
A5M17BUP KZ 4 2P+2L Czech
Corequisite:
Safety in Electrical Engineering for a master´s degree (BEZM)
The course cannot be taken simultaneously with:
Applications of Electromagnetic Fields in Medicine (BAM17EPM)
Lecturer:
Jan Vrba (guarantor), Ladislav Oppl
Tutor:
Jan Vrba (guarantor), Ladislav Oppl
Supervisor:
Department of Electromagnetic Field
Synopsis:

Biophysical Aspects of Electromagnetic Fields (EF) coupling of Various Biological Systems (BS). Interaction of EF with BS - overview. Mechanism of Interaction and Biological Effects. Experimental Results and Hypotheses of Biological Effects of Static and Stationary Electrical, Magnetic and Nonstationary Fields. Mathematical Solution of Interaction. EF generated by living Organism. Applications of EF in Medicine. Hygienic Standards.

Requirements:

Basic knowledge of electromagnetic field.

https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Introduction to pursuing interdisciplinary problems

2.Hygienic standards and prescripts

3.Clinical utilisation of electromagnetic field effect

4.Perspective medical application of microwave technique

5.Microwave hyperthermia - thermotherapeutic method for the cancer treatment

6.Non-invasive temperature measurement in microwave hyperthermia

7.Measurement methods for dielectric parameters of biological tissue

8.Electromagnetic exposure mobile telephones users

9.Nuclear magnetic resonance, principles

10.Biological object as source of electric, magnetic or electromagnetic fields

11.Interaction optical radiation with biological tissue

12.Clinical utilisation of nuclear magnetic resonance

13.Nuclear magnetic resonance in the other biological applications

14.Summary of most significant interactions electromagnetic field with biological tissue

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Introduction to problems, project tasks input

2.Hygienic standards and prescripts, measurement problems

3.Clinical utilisation of electromagnetic field effect

4.Perspective medical application of microwave technique

5.Microwave hyperthermia in clinical practice - demonstration at clinical working place

6.Non-invasive temperature measurement in microwave hyperthermia - laboratory

7.Dielectric measurement of biological tissue phantom properties - laboratory

8.Modelling of electromagnetic field in mobile telephone user head - laboratory

9.Nuclear magnetic resonance

10.Biological object as source of electric, magnetic or electromagnetic fields

11.Interaction optical radiation with biological tissue

12.Clinical utilisation of nuclear magnetic resonance - demonstration at clinical working place

13.Experiments with nuclear magnetic resonance utilisation - demonstration at clinical working place

14.Presentations and project tasks evaluation

Study Objective:

The major aim of these lectures is to give to students a basic overview of biophysical aspects of EM fields in different biological systems.

Study materials:

Sborníky ČSVTS Elektromagnetické pole a biologické systémy. Praha 1975-91

Sborníky K 317 konferencí: Biologické systémy a elektromagnetické pole. Praha 1997-2000

Vrba, J., Lapeš, M.: Mikrovlnné aplikátory pro lékařské účely. ČVUT, 1995

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/A5M17BUP
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomT2:A4-202b
Oppl L.
Vrba J.

14:30–16:00
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Učebna
roomT2:A4-202b
Oppl L.
Vrba J.

16:15–17:45
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Učebna
Tue
Fri
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-07-17
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet1562506.html