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Recommended Medical Instrumentation Books

Course Textbook:

  1. J. G. Webster, Editor, Medical Instrumentation:  Application and Design, 4th Ed.  John Wiley & Sons, 2010.  ISBN = 978-0-471-67600-3. 

Reference Books: 

Introductory texts on biomedical instrumentation and engineering:

  1. A. Y. K. Chan, Biomedical Device Technology - Principles and Design. Charles C. Thomas Publishers, 2008. ISBN = 978-0-398-07699-3.
  2. A. B. Ritter, V. Hazelwood, A. Valdvit, and A. N. Ascione, Biomedical Engineering Principles, 2nd Ed. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011. ISBN = 978-1-4398-1232-7.
  3. J. D. Enderle and J. D. Bronzino, Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, 3rd Ed. Academic Press, 2012. ISBN = 978-0-12-374979-6.

General physiology texts: 

  1. F. H. Martini, Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology, 7th Ed.  Pearson/Benjamin-Cummings, 2006.  ISBN = 0-8053-7298-9. 
  2. D. U. Silverthorn, Human Physiology - An Integrated Approach, 4th Ed.  Pearson/Benjamin-Cummings, 2009.  ISBN = 0-321-55139-7. 
  3. A. Despopoulos and S. Silbernagl, Color Atlas of Physiology, 5th Ed.  Thieme Verlag, 2003.  ISBN = 1-58890-061-4. 
  4. L. H. Opie, Heart Physiology:  From Cell to Circulation, 4th Ed.  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004.  ISBN = 0-7817-4278-1. 
  5. E. R. Kandel, J. H. Schwartz, and T. M. Jessell, Principles of Neural Science, 4th Ed.  McGraw-Hill, 2000.  ISBN = 0-8385-7701-6. 

Electrocardiography and associated topics: 

  1. D. Prutchi and M. Norris, Design and Development of Medical Electronic Instrumentation:  A Practical Perspective of the Design, Construction, and Test of Medical Devices.  Wiley Interscience, 2004.  ISBN = 948-0471676232. 
  2. D. Dubin, Rapid Interpretation of EKG’s, 6th Ed.  Cover Publishing Company, 2000.  ISBN = 0-912912-06-5. 
  3. G. E. Burch and T. Winsor, A Primer of Electrocardiography, 3rd Ed.  Lea & Febiger, 1955.  LCCC = 55-6383. 
  4. T. B. Garcia and N. E. Holtz, 12-Lead ECG:  The Art of Interpretation.  Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2001.  ISBN = 0-7637-1284-1. 
  5. S. S. Barold, R. X. Stroobandt, and A. F. Sinnaeve, Cardiac Pacemakers Step by Step:  An Illustrated Guide.  Blackwell-Futura, 2004.  ISBN = 1-4051-1647-1. 
  6. G. D. Clifford, F. Azuaje, and P. E. McSharry, Eds., Advanced Methods and Tools for ECG Data Analysis.  Artech House, 2006.  ISBN = 1-58053-966-1. 

Circulation and respiration:

  1. M. P. Hlastala and A. J. Berger, Physiology of Respiration, 2nd Ed. Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN = 978-0-19-513847-4.
  2. G. L. Ruppel, Manual of Pulmonary Function Testing, 9th Ed. Mosby-Elsevier, 2009. ISBN = 978-0-323-05212-1.

Skeletal anatomy, biomechanics, metabolism, and physical training: 

  1. M. Kutz, Ed., Biomedical Engineering and Design Handbook, Vol. 1:  Fundamentals, 2nd Ed. McGraw-Hill, 2009.  ISBN = 978-0-07-149838-8. 
  2. F. Delavier, Strength Training Anatomy, 2nd Ed.  Human Kinetics, 2006.  ISBN = 0-7360-6368-4. 
  3. W. Platzer, Color Atlas of Human Anatomy, Vol. 1:  Locomotor System, 5th Ed.  Thieme Verlag, 2004.  ISBN = 3-13-533305-1. 
  4. American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 7th Ed.  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006. 

Electrochemistry: 

  1. P. H. Rieger, Electrochemistry, 2nd Ed.  Chapman & Hall, 1994.  ISBN = 0-412-04391-2. 
  2. A. J. Bard and L. R. Faulkner, Electrochemical Methods:  Fundamentals and Applications.  John Wiley & Sons, 1980.  ISBN = 0-471-05542-5. 

Electronic instrumentation systems: 

  1. S. Franco, Design with Operational Amplifiers and Analog Integrated Circuits, 3rd Ed.  McGraw-Hill, 2002.  ISBN = 0-07-232084-2. 
  2. J. Graeme, Amplifier Applications of Opamps.  McGraw-Hill, 1999.  ISBN = 0-07-134642-2. 
  3. J. V. Wait, L. P. Huelsman, and G. A. Korn, Introduction to Operational Amplifier Theory and Applications. McGraw-Hill, 1975. ISBN = 0-07-067765-4.
  4. R. G. Irvine, Operational Amplifier Characteristics and Applications. Prentice-Hall, 1981. ISBN = 0-13-637751-3.
  5. J. K. Roberge, Operational Amplifiers: Theory and Practice. John Wiley & Sons, 1975. ISBN = 0-471-72585-4.
  6. C. D. Motchenbacher and J. A. Connelly, Low-Noise Electronic System Design.  John Wiley & Sons, 1993.  ISBN = 0-471-57742-1. 
  7. R. Morrison, Grounding and Shielding Techniques in Instrumentation, 2nd Ed.  John Wiley & Sons, 1977.  ISBN = 0-471-02992-0. 
  8. Keithley Low Level Measurements Handbook, 4th Ed.  Keithley Instruments, Inc., 1993. 
  9. T. H. Wilmshurst, Signal Recovery from Noise in Electronic Instrumentation, 2nd Ed.  Adam Hilger, 1990.  ISBN = 0-7503-0059-0. 
  10. M. L. Meade, Lock-In Amplifiers:  Principles and Applications.  Peter Peregrinus Ltd, 1983.  ISBN = 0-906048-94-X. 

Sensors and sensor systems: 

  1. E. O. Doebelin, Measurement Systems - Application and Design, Revised Ed. McGraw-Hill, 1975. ISBN = 0-07-017336-2.
  2. J. Fraden, Handbook of Modern Sensors - Physics, Designs, and Applications, 2nd Ed. AIP Press, 1997. ISBN = 1-56396-538-0.
  3. L. Ristic, Editor, Sensor Technology and Devices. Artech House, 1994. ISBN = 0-89006-532-2.
  4. S. M. Sze, Editor, Semiconductor Sensors. Wiley Interscience, 1994. ISBN = 0-471-54609-7.
  5. G. T. A. Kovacs, Micromachined Transducers Sourcebook.  McGraw-Hill, 1998.  ISBN = 0-07-290722-3. 

Biosensors and chemical sensors:

  1. B. Eggins, Biosensors - An Introduction. John Wiley & Sons / B. G. Teubner Publishers, 1996. ISBN = 0-471-96285-6 or 3-519-02117-X.
  2. P. Grundler, Chemical Sensors - An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers. Springer-Verlag, 2007. ISBN = 3-540-45742-9.
  3. J. Janata, Principles of Chemical Sensors, 2nd Ed. Springer-Verlag, 2009. ISBN = 978-0-387-69930-1.