Rs230 Radiographic Equipment 4 credits
This course includes a study of the fundamental units of measure, the structure of matter, and the concepts of work, force and energy. Also included are studies of elementary electricity and an examination of the relationship between magnetism and electricity—fundamental to the basic operation of many x-ray circuit components. The student will also learn the construction, function, principle of operation and location of many of the x-ray equipment components. The student will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the x-ray tube and circuit as well as electron interactions with matter that are used to create x-radiation. The student will also learn about basic radiation units of measurement and other concepts related to radiation protection. 4 hours/week - 4 credits. Prerequisite: Ma120.