EE58K

Title:Special Topic( Control Engineering Applications)

Instructor:
Class hours: ThThF 565

Objective

After completing the course successfully, the student should have a basic understanding of various medical questions and be able to offer viable control engineering solutions to medical problems in collaboration with physicians.

Syllabus

• 1.    Introduction to therapeutic situations posed as control problems with systems and signals refresher (Therapeutic situations as feed-back loops; definitions of systems and signals; various stability definitions; mathematical modelling in time and frequency domains; open loop and closed loop control)
•     The human operator (Manual control; early models of the human operator; pursuit tracking)
•     Depth of anaesthesia control I (Anaesthesia preliminaries; measuring depth of anaesthesia; fuzzy sets refresher; fuzzy control refresher; fuzzy control of depth of anaesthesia)
•     Depth of anaesthesia control II (Rule based control; knowledge based control; intelligent control of depth of anaesthesia)
•     Drug administration and dosage optimisation (Pharmacokinetics; multiple dosage problem; analytical solutions; numerical solutions of the multiple dosage problem with linear programming and cyclic coordinate search methods; Prony algorithm)
•     Measuring Parkinson symptoms (Clinical rating scales; quantitative assessment of the neurological function; PC-based methods; signal analysis and evaluation)
•     Dosage optimisation in Parkinson’s disease (Mathematical problem; numerical solutions; clinical applications)
•     Discussion of term projects
•     Closed loop control of blood glucose in diabetes (Blood glucose measurement with invasive and non-invasive techniques; intrinsic blood glucose regulation; control algorithms with and without models; a closed loop control apparatus)
•     Optimal management of thyroid disease (Simple endocrine model; dynamics of hormones in hypothyroid patients; optimal control in clinical endocrinology)
•     Vestibular and vestibulo-ocular control systems (Physiology and anatomy; saccadic eye movements; smooth pursuit system; vestibulo-ocular reflex )
•     Standing and walking (The triple pendulum model; the hip; the knee; the ankle; stance and gait control; disturbance models)
•     Overview and recapitulation

Prerequisites

Basic control engineering courses
Linear systems

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