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Principles of Radiological Physics – 5th Rev. Edition

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Comprehensive guide to the essential understanding of the physics of radiology students will need to successfully employ diagnostic radiography.


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


• Experimental error 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


• Orthovoltage generators and linear accelerators


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


• Interaction 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


• CT scanning


• Magnetic resonance imaging


• Digital imaging


• Ultrasound imaging


• Positron emission tomography (PET)


• Modulation transfer function (MTF)


• SI base units

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Weight 0.60 kg
Dimensions 28 x 22 x 5 cm
ISBN

[10] 0443101043 [13] 978044310

Author

Donald T. Graham, Paul J. Cloke and Martin Vosper

Published Date

2007

Pages

464

Dimensions

246 x 189 mm

Cover

soft cover

Publisher

Elsevier

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