Principles of Imaging I RADT 1070

6 Credits
(Prerequisite: Pre-requisites for diploma students are Program Admission and MATH 1013. Prerequisites for degree students are Program Admission and MATH 1111) 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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