RAD 101 - Image Production and Evaluation I
Introduction to the basic principles of radiographic imaging including recording media, processing methods, radiographic quality and radiographic accessories. Lecture and laboratory are coordinated to enhance these fundamental concepts.
2 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Identify and describe a quality radiographic image, various imaging systems, and the components of an imaging system.
2. Describe the conventional processing area and darkroom, radiographic film, and digital processing.
3. Perform, identify and describe the steps to automatic processing and alternative processing methods.
4. Identify and differentiate between the types of intensifying screens, digital imaging plates, digital detectors, and imaging artifacts.
5. Perform, identify, and briefly describe how the geometric and photographic properties affect a quality radiographic image such as density, contrast, recorded detail and distortion.
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