EE 131-01 Principles of Medical Imaging
(Cross-Listed as BME 131 and Biology 131) This interdisciplinary course presents the presents the principles of medical imaging techniques such as diagnostic ultrasound, radiography, X-ray computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). For each imaging modality, topics include the physical principles, key aspects of instrumentation design, mathematical methods, and the anatomical/physiological information content of the images. Representative medical images will be discussed and interpreted. This course cannot be taken for basic science requirements for engineering students.
Prerequisites: Math 11, Physics 2 or 12, or consent.