Flurin Pfiffner: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2019

Name PD Dr. Flurin Pfiffner
University of Zurich
Rämistrasse 100
Dept. Otorhinolaryngology,ORL-N2-B
8091 Zürich
Telephone044 255 58 21
DepartmentInformation Technology and Electrical Engineering

465-0958-00LAudiological Acoustics1 credit1VF. Pfiffner
AbstractAfter introducing acoustic objects of the physical world the detection, analysis and perception of these signals in the peripheral and central auditory system is described. Emphasis is put on understanding the processing mechanisms in the human auditory system in the aim of restoring impaired auditory function with medical technology.
ObjectiveThe understanding of the human hearing organ, the processing of complex acoustic signals and hearing rehabilitation possibilities with medical devices (hearing aid and implantable hearing aid systems).
ContentPhysiology and anatomy of the human organ of hearing, fundamentals of acoustics, audiological (Hearing) diagnostic procedures with acoustics, psychoacoustics and electrophysiology methods
hearing losses and hearing rehabilitation
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