Sonography Physics I | St. Clair College
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The course will introduce the student to concepts and factors involved with diagnostic ultrasound principles and instruments. Emphasis will be placed on basic ultrasound physics, transducer construction, operation and characteristics, artifacts and adjustable physics parameters. Topics include: sound properties, sound units, sound measurements, ultrasound transducers, pulse echo instruments, principles of pulse echo imaging, imaging instruments, ultrasound machine adjustable parameters, and display modes.