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RAD 103 Radiographic Imaging I
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in RAD 101 and RAD 102
Recommended: CHM 101 or CHM 112

This course covers x-ray tube construction, x-ray generation and a basic understanding of the prime factors that govern and influence the production of x-rays. Other topics include various types of image acquisition systems, digital image processing, and the control of scatter radiation with the use of grids and beam restriction. To a minor degree and from a historical perspective, conventional film/screen and automatic processing are also covered in this course. Laboratory demonstrations and activities are designed to reinforce concepts and enhance student understanding. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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