Principles of Radiological Physics / Edition 4

Principles of Radiological Physics / Edition 4

by Donald Graham, Paul J. Cloke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443070733

ISBN-13: 9780443070730

Pub. Date: 09/26/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This is a simple book on a difficult subject that encourages further learning. A comprehensive but easy to follow textbook for radiography students. The New Edition will be thoroughly revised and improved to bring it up-to-date for today's student. All chapters will be updated and new relevant references will be supplied.  See more details below

Overview

This is a simple book on a difficult subject that encourages further learning. A comprehensive but easy to follow textbook for radiography students. The New Edition will be thoroughly revised and improved to bring it up-to-date for today's student. All chapters will be updated and new relevant references will be supplied.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443070730
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/26/2003
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of 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

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