Physics 265 Spring 2014 Reference Page

Introduction to Medical Physics
Course Number: 
265
Semester:
Spring
Year:
2014
Student Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Description: 
Primarily for premeds and other students in the medical and biological sciences. Applications of physics to medicine and medical instrumentation. Topics: biomechanics, sound and hearing, pressure and motion of fluids, heat and temperature, electricity and magnetism in the body, optics and the eye, biological effects of light, use of ionizing radiation in diagnosis and therapy, radiation safety, medical instrumentation. Two lectures with demonstrations per week.
Prerequisites: 
A year course of college level intro physics
Lecture Place and Time: 
T 6:30-8:30pm, K6-120 Uw Hospital And Clinics (Clinical Science Center)
Instructor: 
Ronald Wakai
Final Exam Place Time: 
Sunday, May 11, 2014 7:25pm to 9:25pm
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