Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog 
    Jan 18, 2021  
Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SONO 205 - Acoustical Physics and Instrumentation II

(TP/SS only)

A continuation of SONO 105 . Fundamental principles of acoustical physics, including speed of sound, reflection, refraction, and attenuation through soft tissue; principles of pulse echo imaging and scanning speed limitation. PREREQUISITE(S): SONO 105 . COREQUISITE(S): SONO 262 . One-and-a-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly MS 202.

2 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic mathematical concepts including algebraic relationships, formulas, variables, graphing, scientific notation, units of measurement, and metric unit conversion.
  • Discuss the basic features of medical sonographic equipment, including operator controls and image processing.
  • Recognize and describe image artifacts and techniques to minimize or eliminate them.
  • Explain how pulsed Doppler, color flow imaging, and amplitude imaging is achieved.
  • Describe the importance of performance, safety, and output measurements and standards.


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