Electrical Controls for Biomedical Technology

This course is designed to educate students in the theory of operation and practical implementation of industrial control systems used in medical applications and healthcare facilities. Industrial electrical symbols, ladder diagrams, relays, smart relays, motors starters, human interface devices, industrial sensors and motor control circuits will be covered in detail. The laboratory component of this course provides practical experience with numerous control devices used in the healthcare industry. As homework, students will complete labs, assignments, projects and discussions requiring various research methods and team activities, and will be required to read the textbook and articles on course topics.