Radiographic Physics 2 (MRTY2082)


This unit of study introduces the student to the construction, design and operation of general radiographic equipment. Sections on film-screen systems, fluoroscopy, computerised tomography, computed radiography, digital radiography and MRI are included. This unit serves as an introduction to digital imaging.

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2hrs/week lectures and directed independent learning


Practical or group assignment (25%), mid semester exam (25%), final exam (50%)


Seeram, Computed Tomography (3rd ed), (2009) Bushong, Radiologic Science for Technologists (9th ed), (2009) Wolbarst, The Physics of Radiology (2nd ed), (2005) Curry et al, Christensen's Physics of Diagnostic Radiology (4th ed), (1990)

Practical work

1hr/week of practical labs

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