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Principles of radiological physics

Author: Donald T Graham; Paul J Cloke
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Provides easy-to-follow and complrehensive coverage of the principles of physics related to diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy. The aim of the authors is to help students to understand the basic principles of diagnostic imaging equipment so that they can operate it more easily, effectively and safely. It covers all the physics and basic mathematics required by students of diagnostic and therapeutic radiology. It  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald T Graham; Paul J Cloke
ISBN: 0443070733 9780443070730
OCLC Number: 51607436
Notes: Previous edition under Robin J. Wilks.
Description: 448 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Radiography and mathematics Principles of radiography Geometric radiography The inverse square law The exponential law General physics Laws of physics (classical) Units of measurement Experimentation and statistics Heat Electrostatics Electricity (DC) Magnetism Electromagnetism Electromagnetic induction Alternating current flow The motor principle Capacitors The AC transformer Semiconductor materials Rectification Exposure and timing circuits Construction and operation of X-ray tubes Diagnostic x-ray tubes Monitoring and protection of x-ray tubes Atomic physics Laws of modern physics Electromagnetic radiation Elementary structure of the atom Radioactivity X-rays and matter The production of x-rays Factors affecting x-ray beam quality and quantity Interactions of x-rays with matter Luminescence and photostimulation The radiographic image Dosimetry and radiation protection Radiation dosimetry Radiation protection Appendices, Tables and Answers to self-tests Mathematics for radiography Scintillation counters CAT scanning Magnetic resonance imaging Digital imaging Ultrasound imaging Modulation transfer function (MTF) SI base units Tables Answers to self-tests Index
Responsibility: Donald T. Graham, Paul Cloke.
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