Credits: 5

Schedule: 27.02.2020 - 14.05.2020

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV-V 2019-2020 (spring)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

1. Can explain the physical and biological rationale of guidelines and standards for limiting human exposure to electromagnetic fields.

2. Can apply relevant human exposure limit and reference values in various frequency ranges.

3. Can analyse induced electromagnetic quantities in the human body using computational dosimetry.

4. Can evaluate the safety of human electromagnetic field exposure based on exposure limits and dosimetry.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Biological effects of electromagnetic fields. Human exposure guidelines and standards in different frequency ranges. Methods for computational electromagnetic dosimetry and their applications for safety assessment and development of medical devices.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, seminars, assignments, and project work

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact hours 20: Weekly lectures and/or seminars.

Self supported study 113: assignments and project work.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lecture material, scientific articles

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Basics in electromagnetic field theory

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Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Language class 3: English


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