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DIUS 3500 - Ultrasound Physics

3 credit hours
An introduction to ultrasound physics. Topics include the physics of pulsed ultrasound, including its production and detection by transducers; characteristics of pulses and sound beams; interaction of ultrasound with tissue, including attenuation, impedance, reflection, refraction, scattering and ranging; hemodynamics; the Doppler effect; introduction to ultrasonic instrumentation. Requisites may be bypassed with permission of the diagnostic ultrasound department.

Prerequisite Course(s): PHYS 1060 or equivalent; MATH 1230 or 1334; enrollment in diagnostic ultrasound program
Prerequisite or Co-requisite Course(s): PHYS 1060
Terms Typically Offered: Winter



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