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Magnetic Resonance Theory - MRTY5051

Year - 2018

This unit addresses the principles of magnetic resonance imaging including the theory and measurement of magnetic resonance phenomena. Basic principles of MRI are covered including free induction decay, relaxation processes, signal averaging, formation of spin echoes and gradient echoes, imaging in two dimensions, and manipulation of image contrast.

Online. No on-campus attendance required

2 x 2500 wd reports (90%), Online discussion (10%)

McRobbie, Moore and Graves, MRI from Picture to Proton, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press (2006). Online content "Introductory NMR and MRI" available from

Additional information
Assignments include practical exercises via online access to an Earth's field MRI imaging system (Internet access required)


Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Medical Radiation Sciences
Study Mode: Distance education
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Roger Bourne
HECS Band: 2
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