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Area/Catalogue
RADY 5017

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
011930

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Health Sciences

Course aim

The aim of this course is to introduce students to the physical principles and instrumentation of diagnostic medical ultrasound.

Course content

Background physics, acoustic properties of tissue, transducers, focusing methods, resolution, signal processing and modes of display, real-time principles and instrumentation, digital signal and image processing, artefacts.

Textbook(s)

Hedrick WR, Hykes DL and Starchman DS 2005, Ultrasound Physics and Instrumentation, Fourth, Elsevier, St Louis

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External 13 weeks x -

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Written examination 2 hours 70% -
Physics Review Question 1500 words 15% -
Physics Review Question 1500 words 15% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Health Sciences

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