Radiation physics 210

Module code RFI 210
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

X-ray generator: transformer, energy losses, rectifiers, capacitor-discharge systems, kVp and mA control, high voltage cables. Image intensifiers: design, brightness gain, coupling systems. TV camera and monitor: design, video signal, scanning. Image quality. Optics: reflection, refraction, total internal reflection, mirrors, lenses, thin lens formula, lens aberrations, fibre optics, lasers, laser camera. Computers: basic hardware, digital principles and terminology, data storage.

Module credits 10.00
Service modules Faculty of Health Sciences
Prerequisites RFI 110, MTL 180, RAN 100, FSG 161, FSG 162, RAW 182 and RAW 180
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in Afrikaans
Academic organisation Physics
Period of presentation Semester 1

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