The experimental method. Measurement units and dimensions of physical quantities. Kinematics: time, position, velocity, acceleration. Mechanics: force, mass, Newton's laws, momentum, angular momentum, energy and work. Conservative and non-conservative forces. Conservation laws. Oscillations and waves. Fluid and gas: pressure, Stevin's law, Archimede's Force, Bernoulli's law. Ideal gas, kinetic theory of gases. Thermodynamics: thermal equilibrium, heat and energy, heat capacity, I and II law of thermodynamics, entropy. Elements of electricity and magnetism.
Basic concepts on biodical instrumentations
Biomedical systems performance
Sensors for biomedical measurements
Amplifier, flters, a/d converters
Rigid body dynamics
Muscle force estimation, reaction forces.
Evidence-based medicine. Observational and experimental studies. Design of a scientific study. Assessment of a scientific article. Statistical terminology. Variables. Principles of uni-, bi-, and multivariate statistics. Frequency distribution. Plots and tables.
Central tendency indicators. Variability indicators.
Principles of probability. Diagnostic test indicators. Normal probability distribution.
Population and sample. Sampling techniques. Hypothesis test.
Computer hardware architectures
The software component
Computer networks and communication networks, subnet definition.
Concepts of mathematical logic and logic gates
Introduction to programming:
Writing algorithms in pseudocode. Statistical programming with R Language. The databases.
Instruments for scientific calculation. Clinical cards and clinical managements systems