Principles of radiological physics /

by Graham, Donald T.
Additional authors: Cloke, Paul J.
Edition statement:4th ed. Published by : Churchill Livingstone, (Edinburgh :) Physical details: vi, 448 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. ISBN:9780443070730. Year: 2003
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This is a simple book on a difficult subject that encourages further learning. A comprehensive but easy to follow textbook for radiography students. The New Edition will be thoroughly revised and improved to bring it up-to-date for today's student. All chapters will be updated and new relevant references will be supplied.

Previous ed.: 1996.

Formerly CIP. Uk

Includes index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface (p. vii)
  • Part 1 Radiography and mathematics (p. 1)
  • 1 Principles of radiography (p. 3)
  • 2 Geometric radiography (p. 9)
  • 3 The inverse square law (p. 20)
  • 4 The exponential law (p. 26)
  • Part 2 General physics (p. 37)
  • 5 Laws of physics (classical) (p. 39)
  • 6 Units of measurement (p. 44)
  • 7 Experimental error and statistics (p. 52)
  • 8 Heat (p. 62)
  • 9 Electrostatics (p. 72)
  • 10 Electricity (DC) (p. 80)
  • 11 Magnetism (p. 93)
  • 12 Electromagnetism (p. 102)
  • 13 Electromagnetic induction (p. 108)
  • 14 Alternating current flow (p. 115)
  • 15 The motor principle (p. 130)
  • 16 Capacitors (p. 138)
  • 17 The AC transformer (p. 147)
  • 18 Semiconductor materials (p. 160)
  • 19 Rectification (p. 174)
  • 20 Exposure and timing circuits (p. 186)
  • Part 3 Construction and operation of X-ray tubes (p. 195)
  • 21 Diagnostic X-ray tubes (p. 197)
  • 22 Monitoring and protection of X-ray tubes (p. 210)
  • Part 4 Atomic physics (p. 219)
  • 23 Laws of modern physics (p. 221)
  • 24 Electromagnetic radiation (p. 226)
  • 25 Elementary structure of the atom (p. 235)
  • 26 Radioactivity (p. 249)
  • Part 5 X-rays and matter (p. 271)
  • 27 The production of X-rays (p. 273)
  • 28 Factors affecting X-ray beam quality and quantity (p. 281)
  • 29 Interactions of X-rays with matter (p. 288)
  • 30 Luminescence and photostimulation (p. 303)
  • 31 The radiographic image (p. 312)
  • Part 6 Dosimetry and radiation protection (p. 323)
  • 32 Radiation dosimetry (p. 325)
  • 33 Radiation protection (p. 339)
  • Appendices, Tables and Answers to self-tests (p. 361)
  • Appendix A Mathematics for radiography (p. 363)
  • Appendix B Scintillation counters (p. 379)
  • Appendix C CT scanning (p. 384)
  • Appendix D Magnetic resonance imaging (p. 386)
  • Appendix E Digital imaging (p. 389)
  • Appendix F Ultrasound imaging (p. 393)
  • Appendix G Modulation transfer function (MTF) (p. 396)
  • Appendix H SI base units (p. 400)
  • Tables (p. 401)
  • Answers to self-tests (p. 403)
  • Index (p. 429)

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