13M061FMS - Physics of Medical Imaging

Course specification
Course title Physics of Medical Imaging
Acronym 13M061FMS
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Biomedical and Environmental Engineering
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 6.0 Status elective
    Condition None
    The goal Introduce students to the basic concepts of physics of medical imaging in the nuclear medicine and radiology. Students will have active knowledge to recognize and solve variety of problems in the field of physics of medical imaging.
    The outcome Students will be enabled to be engaged in a physics of medical imaging successfully.
    Contents of lectures Physics of X-ray imaging (generation, transport and detection). Interaction of radiation with matter. CT numbers. Transport equation for photons and neutrons. Monte Carlo methods in photon, neutron, electron and proton transport. Simulation of X-ray imaging. Ultrasound physics (wave transport and Doppler effect). Physics of nuclear magnetic resonance.
    Contents of exercises Practices and study research works
    1. William R. Hendee, E. Russel Ritenour, "Medical Imaging Physics", Fourth Edition, Wiley-Liss
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    3 1
    Methods of teaching Lectures, practices and study research works
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 30
    Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
    Colloquia 0
    Seminars 70