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Principles of Imaging I RADT 1070

6 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 5 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1111, Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): None

Content is designed to establish a basic knowledge of atomic structure and terminology. Also presented are the nature and characteristics of radiation, x-ray production and the fundamentals of photon interactions with matter. Factors that govern the image production process, film imaging with related accessories, and a basis for analyzing radiographic images. Included are the importance of minimum imaging standards, discussion of a problem-solving technique for image evaluation and the factors that can affect image quality. Actual images will be included for analysis.

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