DMSO 1302 - Basic Ultrasound Physics
3 Credits (3 hrs. lec., 1 hrs. lab.) Basic acoustical physics and acoustical waves in human tissue. Emphasis on ultrasound transmission in soft tissues, attenuation of sound energy, parameters affecting sound transmission, and resolution of sound beams. Prerequisite: Departmental approval and admission to the program. Corequisite: DMSO 1360 , DMSO 1351 , DMSO 1455 or DSAE 1415 and DSAE 1360
1 - Describe the interaction of sound and soft tissues.
2 - Explain sound production and propagation.
3 - Summarize the basic principles and techniques of ultrasound.