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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: Machine derived contents note: Part 1 Radiography and mathematics 1 --
1 Principles of radiography 3 --
2 Geometric radiography 9 --
3 The inverse square law 20 --
4 The exponential law 26 --
Part 2 General physics 37 --
5 Laws of physics (classical) 39 --
6 Units of measurement 44 --
7 Experimental error and statistics 52 --
8 Heat 62 --
9 Electrostatics 72 --
10 Electricity (DC) 80 --
11 Magnetism 93 --
12 Electromagnetism 102 --
13 Electromagnetic induction 108 --
14 Alternating current flow 115 --
15 The motor principle 130 --
16 Capacitors 138 --
17 The AC transformer 147 --
18 Semiconductor materials 160 --
19 Rectification 174 --
20 Exposure and timing circuits 186 --
Part 3 Construction and operation of X-ray tubes 195 --
21 Diagnostic X-ray tubes 197 --
22 Monitoring and protection of X-ray tubes 210 --
Part 4 Atomic physics 219 --
23 Laws of modern physics 221 --
24 Electromagnetic radiation 226 --
25 Elementary structure of the atom 235 --
26 Radioactivity 249 --
Part 5 X-rays and matter 271 --
27 The production of X-rays 273 --
28 Factors affecting X-ray beam quality and quantity 281 --
29 Interactions of X-rays with matter 288 --
30 Luminescence and photostimulation 303 --
31 The radiographic image 312 --
Part 6 Dosimetry and radiation protection 323 --
32 Radiation dosimetry 325 --
33 Radiation protection 339.
Responsibility: Donald T. Graham, Paul Cloke.
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