DMS 208 - Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation I at Northern Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2017-08-01

Discusses and solves mathematical problems associated with human tissue, basic instrumentation and scanning technology. Focuses on the use of pulse-echo principles as applied to diagnostic sonography. Presents the physics of sound-tissue interactions and explores ultrasound instrumentation controls and functions.
Lecture 2-3 hours per week. Total 2-3 hours per week.
2-3 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental principles of acoustical physics.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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