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An Introduction to Medical Physics

  • Muhammad Maqbool

Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Muhammad Maqbool
    Pages 1-8
  3. Wazir Muhammad, Amjad Hussain, Muhammad Maqbool
    Pages 9-41
  4. Amjad Hussain, Wazir Muhammad
    Pages 63-129
  5. X. Sharon Qi
    Pages 131-173
  6. Sikander M. Mirza
    Pages 175-198
  7. Bing Ma
    Pages 199-219
  8. Muhammad Maqbool
    Pages 221-262
  9. Steffen Sammet
    Pages 263-279
  10. Minsong Cao
    Pages 281-300
  11. Jianqiao Luo, Muhammad Maqbool
    Pages 301-328
  12. James R. Costello, Hina Arif, Bobby Kalb, Diego R. Martin
    Pages 329-370
  13. Jianqiao Luo
    Pages 403-416
  14. Muhammad Maqbool
    Pages E1-E1

About this book

Introduction

This book begins with the basic terms and definitions and takes a student, step by step, through all areas of medical physics. The book covers radiation therapy, diagnostic radiology, dosimetry, radiation shielding, and nuclear medicine, all at a level suitable for undergraduates. This title not only describes the basics concepts of the field, but also emphasizes numerical and mathematical problems and examples.Students will find An Introduction to Medical Physics to be an indispensible resource in preparations for further graduate studies in the field.

Keywords

Dosimetry Fundamentals Imaging and Radiology Textbook Medical Physics for Undergraduates Physics of Radiation Oncology Radiation Protection Standards

Editors and affiliations

  • Muhammad Maqbool
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences Health Physics ProgramThe University of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61540-0
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-61538-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-61540-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1618-7210
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-5647
  • Buy this book on publisher's site