Waves and Optics With Medical Physics Applications


Three hours lecture/two hours lab per week. An intermediate level course on acoustic and electromagnetic waves with emphasis placed upon their applications in medicine. Selected topics include the wave equation, reflection, refraction, diffraction, interference, radiation, absorption, scattering and medical ultrasonics. Offered fall semester of even years. Prerequisites: Prerequisites: grade of C or higher in 251 or 261; grade of C or higher in MATH 221; MATH 320 highly recommended.




Mathematics and Physics