DMS 101◊ Ultrasound Physics I

Learn about acoustic physics in terms of the characteristics and properties of sound energy and the manner in which very high-frequency sound (ultrasound) is used in imaging. Physical principles examined will include wave forms, propagation, relationship of velocity of propagation to frequency and wavelength, acoustic impedance, reflection, refraction, other types of attenuation, transducers and basic layout of a pulsed-echo imaging system.  

Credit Hours: 3.0
Lecture Hours: 3.0
Course Fee Required
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Sections of DMS101 at Term: Spring 2013 (136)

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