Foundations of Biomedical Ultrasound

Hardcover | September 7, 2006

byRichard S. C. Cobbold

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Foundations of Biomedical Ultrasound provides a thorough and detailed treatment of the underlying physics and engineering of medical ultrasound practices. It covers the fundamental engineering behind ultrasound equipment, properties of acoustic wave motion, the behavior of waves in variousmedia, non-linear waves and the creation of images. The most comprehensive book on the subject, Foundations of Biomedical Ultrasound is an indispensable reference for any medical professional working with ultrasound imaging, and a comprehensive introduction to the subject for students. The authorhas been researching and teaching biomedical ultrasonics at the University of Toronto for the past 25 years.

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Foundations of Biomedical Ultrasound provides a thorough and detailed treatment of the underlying physics and engineering of medical ultrasound practices. It covers the fundamental engineering behind ultrasound equipment, properties of acoustic wave motion, the behavior of waves in variousmedia, non-linear waves and the creation of im...

Richard S. C. Cobbold is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at University of Toronto (Emeritus).
Format:HardcoverDimensions:832 pages, 6.1 × 9.29 × 1.81 inPublished:September 7, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195168313

ISBN - 13:9780195168310

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Table of Contents

1. Physical Nature of Acoustic Wave Motion2. Theoretical Basis for Field Calculations3. Field Profile Analysis4. Nonlinear Ultrasonics5. Scattering of Ultrasound6. Ultrasound Transducers7. Ultrasound Image Arrays8. Ultrasound Imaging Systems: Design, Properties9. Principles of Doppler Ultrasound10. Pulsed Methods for Flow Velocity Estimation and ImagingList of Principal SymbolsAppendix A Properties of Time-and-Space-Invariant Linear SystemsAppendix B Function Definitions and Transform PairsAppendix C Some Integral and Function RelationsAppendix D Some Vector Relations

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"This would be an excellent standalone text for a course on medical ultrasound physics, or alternatively, it would serve as a fine reference. ...it supplies a very complete treatment of how modern systems work, and thus, it should be on every ultrasound physicist's or engineer'sbookshelf."--Doody's Electronic Journal