Academic Catalog

EE415 INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL IMAGING

Course Code: 5670415
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. BEHET MURAT EYBOLU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5670301
The course set above should be completed before taking EE415 INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL IMAGING.

Course Content

Fundamentals of X-ray, generation and detection of X-rays, X-ray diagnostic methods, X-ray image characteristics, biological effects of ionizing radiation. Fundamentals of acoustic propagation, generation and detection of ultrasound, ultrasonic diagnostic methods, biological effects of ultrasound. Fundamentals of radionuclide imaging, generation and detection of nuclear emission, radionuclide imaging methods, radiation dosimetry and biological effects. Fundamentals of magnetic resonance imaging, generation and detection of NMR signal, imaging methods, biological effects of magnetic fields.