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Physics and Technology of Medical Ultrasound

Code: 205475
ECTS: 0.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Gordana Žauhar - Lectures
Lecturers: izv. prof. dr. sc. Gordana Žauhar - Exercises
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 14
Exercises 14
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Ultrasound waves, plane wave, spherical wave, ultrasound beam. Reflection, scattering, refraction in media and their boundaries. Intensity and energy of ultrasound waves. Amplitude and phase spectra of ultrasound pulses. Forces in media and upon reflectors. Radiation impedance. Generation of ultrasound waves, piezoelectric effect, composite transducers and arrays. Echoscopes; function, resolution. Doppler effect for plane wave and for beams. Velocity measurement using Doppler effect. Sampling theorem and consequences for measurement accuracy. Therapy ultrasound, high intensities and their application. Measurement of ultrasound fields, hydrophones, ultrasound balances, safety of ultrasound.
  1. C.R.Hill, Physical Principles of Medical Ultrasonics, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 2004.
  2. B. Breyer, Medicinski dijagnostički ultrazvuk, Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 1991.
  3. P. Fish, Physics and instrumentation of Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 1996.
  4. G. ter Haar, The Safe Use of Ultrasound in Medical Diagnosis, The British Institute of Radiology, London, 2012.
1. semester
Medicinska fizika - izborni predmeti - Mandatory smjer - Medical physics
Consultations schedule: