Aug 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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AHXR 108 - Introduction to Radiologic Physics


Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): appropriate placement test score, a grade of “B-” or better in M 095~ .
This course is an introduction to the basic physics of ionizing electromagnetic radiation with specific applications to diagnostic x-ray radiography. Topics include the principles, concepts, and practices of scientific measurement, the basic principles of atomic and molecular structure, matter, work, energy, power, electricity including electrostatics, electrodynamics, and electromagnetism, the production of ionizing electromagnetic radiation, its properties, its interaction with matter, and fundamentals of radiation dosimetry. (Spring Semester)



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