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Principles of Radiological Physics By R. Wilks

Principles of Radiological Physics

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This textbook for radiography students, deals with a difficult topic in such a way as to encourage further study and learning.

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Principles of Radiological Physics by R. Wilks

This is a simple book on a difficult subject which encourages further learning. A comprehensive but easy to follow textboook for radiography students. The new edition has been thoroughly revised and improved to bring it up-to-date for today's student. The physics included reflects current practice in diagnostic imaging, and sections on radiation protection have been updated in line with current legislation. Features: * a new edition of a very popular text for radiography students and others who need a working knowledge of radiological physics * updated throughout in line with current practice and new legislation on safety

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Table of Contents

PART 1 RADIOGRAPHY and MATHEMATICS: Principles of Radiography. Geometric Radiography. The Inverse Square Law. The Exponential Law. PART 2 GENERAL PHYSICS: Laws of Physics (Classical). Units of Measurement. Experimentation and Statistics. Heat. Electrostatics. Electricity (DC). Magnetism. Electromagnetism. Electromagnetic Induction. Alternating Current Flow. The Motor Principle. Capacitors. The AC Transformer. Thermionic Emission. Semiconductor Materials. Rectification. Exposure and Timing Circuits. PART 3 CONSTRUCTION and OPERATION of X-RAY TUBES: Diagnostic X-Ray Tubes. Rating of X-Ray Tubes. PART 4 ATOMIC PHYSICS: Laws of Modern Physics. Electromagnetic Radiation. Elementary Structure of the Atom. Radioactivity. PART 5 X-RAYS and MATTER: the Production of X-Rays. Factors Affecting the X-Ray Beam Quality and Quantity. Interactions of X-Rays with Matter. Luminescence and Photostimulation. The Radiographic Image. PART 6 DOSIMETRY and RADIATION PROTECTION: Radiation Dosimetry. Radiation Protection. APPENDICES, TABLES and ANSWERS to SELF-TESTS: Mathematics for Radiography. Scintillation Counters. CAT Scanning. Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Digital Imaging. Ultrasound Imaging. Modulation Transfer Function (MTF). Sl Base Units.

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Principles of Radiological Physics by R. Wilks
R. Wilks
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Elsevier Health Sciences
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