PHY 215 Medical Physics

Physical principles applied to physiology, circulation, respiration. Atomic and nuclear physics applications to imaging, therapy, radiation protection, dosimetry. Medical applications of accelerator beams: electrons, protons, heavy ions, Doppler and pulse-echo ultrasonic measurements. Feedback networks and neural systems. Instrumentation.

Credits:

4

Hours

5

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring

Prerequisite

PHY 166 and PHY 167 or PHY 168 and PHY 169, or the equivalent (including courses in anatomy and physiology), with Departmental approval.