Course Description

RAD 265 Principles of Radiation Production, Characteristics and Equipment
2 cr.
Offered: Winter
Prerequisite: Admission to radiography program.

The concepts of radiation production, emission and interaction with matter, radiation types and characteristics, and a base knowledge of the components, principles and operation of radiographic, fluroscopic, mobile, tomographic and digital imaging equipment. Factors impacting image acquisition, display, archiving and retreival are discussed.