BME 3310

BME 3310

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

This course teaches the fundamentals and applications of medical imaging techniques, including x-ray imaging and computed tomography, nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, and optical imaging. Through lecture and demonstration labs, the class provides a rigorous introduction to medical imaging, beginning with the basic physical principles of image formation on to image reconstruction and descriptions and demonstrations of the hardware used in clinical applications. Concepts covered include resolution, point-spread-functions, modulation transfer functions, signal-to-noise, multi-dimensional Fourier transformation, image filtering in spatial domain and the structure and function of the human visual system.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BME 2310 or equivalent or permission of instuctor. Engineering Core complete.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12211 BME 3310   LEC 001