Course Description

AHXR 121  Radiographic Imaging I   4 cr.  
Offered Spring. Introduction to fundamental physics principles underlying radiology and diagnostic x-ray production. Topics include electromagnetic waves, electricity and magnetism, electrical energy, and power and circuits as they relate to radiography. Factors of image quality and exposure methods: density, contrast, recorded detail, distortion, technique charts, manual and automatic exposure control, and tube rating charts. This is a hybrid course with a combination of in class and online instruction.