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PHY2206 Medical Physics

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Biological & Physical Sciences
Version produced : 16 April 2014

Synopsis

An understanding of the physical processes that govern some diagnostic techniques and the functioning of aspects of the human body will be provided. The topics covered are the eye and light, fibre optics and lasers, sound and hearing, ultrasonics, electrical signals, pressure, X-rays, radionuclides, radiotherapy, measuring and safety with ionising radiation, detectors and magnetic resonance imaging.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2013 External