Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

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Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering provides broad coverage appropriate for senior undergraduates and graduates in medical physics and biomedical engineering. Divided into two parts, the first part presents the underlying physics, electronics, anatomy, and physiology and the second part addresses practical applications. The structured approach means that later chapters build and broaden the material introduced in the opening chapters; for example, students can read chapters covering the introductory science of an area and then study the practical application of the topic. Coverage includes biomechanics; ionizing and nonionizing radiation and measurements; image formation techniques, processing, and analysis; safety issues; biomedical devices; mathematical and statistical techniques; physiological signals and responses; and respiratory and cardiovascular function and measurement. Where necessary, the authors provide references to the mathematical background and keep detailed derivations to a minimum. They give comprehensive references to junior undergraduate texts in physics, electronics, and life sciences in the bibliographies at the end of each chapter.B 0.31 Mev 37 1 Cs AŸ 0.51M Y 1.17 MeV - eV 95%) B 1.17 Mev w (5%) Y 0.66 MeV w (80% internal conversion) Y 1.33 MeV a€”t60Ni Figure 21.9. ... It is, of course, impossible to switch off the gamma emission from the cobalt-60, so that some means of interrupting the beam must be provided. ... One problem with the use of multiple beam directions is that it may take a long time to place the beam in manyanbsp;...

Title:Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Author:B.H Brown, R.H Smallwood, D.C. Barber, P.V Lawford, D.R Hose
Publisher:CRC Press - 1998-01-01


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