Bachelor's degree in Radiology Techniques for Imaging and Radiotherapy (to qualify as a medical radiology technician) (Verona)

Physics applied to radiological sciences - FISICA APPLICATA ALLE SCIENZE RADIOLOGICHE

Course code
4S000363
Name of lecturer
Carlo Cavedon
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Lezioni 1 Semestre TSRM dal Oct 1, 2018 al Dec 7, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Acquiring the knowledge in Physics necessary to attend the subsequent courses of the program.

Syllabus

Mathematical methods in Radiology. Theory of errors. Physical quantities and units.
Oscillations and waves - harmonic motion.
Fourier theorem - Fourier transform.
Electric charge and electric field. Flux of the electric field and Gauss theorem - potential - current.
Ohm's laws. Electrical power and dissipation. Electrical quantities in a x-ray tube. Superconductivity. Faraday's law. Maxwell's equations. Lorentz force. The cyclotron. Superconducting magnets in MRI. Gradients of B and the principles of image formation in MRI.
Quantum theory: basic ideas. Characteristic x radiation and bremsstrahlung radiation.
Alfa - beta - gamma radioactivity. Radioisotopes in medicine. Interaction between radiation and matter: photoelectric effect, Compton effect and pair production.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination, typically given in three questions spanning the whole program..

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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