(Radiology Applications in Medicine (1

Module description

  • Module Goals

Students should acquire knowledge and understanding of radiology basics, its applications and the equipment used.

  • Assessment Methods

40%: Class activity.

60%: End-of-term exam.

  • Module Syllabus

Structure of atoms and nucleus, and their properties – radioactive decay - nuclear interaction - neutron physics - x-ray generation, loading charts in roentgen lamp and their parameters - medical imaging methods and medical image parameters - x-ray measurement methods and uses - basics of ionizing radiation - energy transfer to matter - cell radiosensitivity - radiobiological effects.

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