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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Introduction to Medical Physics (PHYS 495 / ENPH 495)

Course Information:

Instructors: Prof. Salomons
Next Session: Winter 2017

Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year standing in Engineering Physics, and registration in ASPH, MAPH or PHYS plan.

Description:

Production and measurement of x-rays and charged particles for radiation therapy and nuclear medicine, interactions of radiation with matter and biological materials, interaction coefficients and radiation dosimetry, radiation safety, physics of medical imaging with examples from nuclear medicine ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging. 

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Tutorial: 0

Academic Units (ENPH 495)

Mathematics: 0
Natural Sciences: 9
Complementary Studies: 0
Engineering Science: 27
Engineering Design: 0

 

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