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    McMaster University
  Dec 17, 2017
Undergraduate Calendar 2017-2018
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MEDPHYS 1E03 - Physics in Medicine and Biology

3 unit(s)

An introduction to the physics underlying some of the techniques used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Taught material will include: electromagnetic waves and application to x-radiography, an introduction to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), radioactivity and nuclear medicine, and an introduction to radiation therapy and the biological effects of radiation.
Three lectures, one tutorial; one term
Prerequisite(s): Credit or registration in one of MATH 1A03 , 1LS3 , 1X03 ; and either Grade 12 Physics U or credit or registration in one of PHYSICS 1A03 , 1L03 , ISCI 1A24 A/B 
Antirequisite(s): MEDRADSC 1C03 , SCIENCE 1E03

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