(Radiology Applications in Medicine (1
- 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.