RAD 72  Computed Tomography Physics and Instrumentation

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: RAD 70
Corequisite: RAD 71

Physical principles and instrumentation involved in Computed Tomography (CT). Physics topics covered include x-radiation in forming the CT image, CT beam attenuation, linear attenuation coefficients, tissue characteristics, and Hounsfield numbers application. CT system and operations, the CT process, image quality, and radiation protection practices for the CT patient will be covered.
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