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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) (B M E 568) Syllabus
Course Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcome
  • 1
    apply knowledge of MRI physics to solve problems at the interface of engineering and medicine
  • 2
    analyze measurements and interpret experimental MRI data from human studies
  • 3
    identify artifacts on MR images and suggest methods of correction
  • 4
    write k-space diagrams given a MRI pulse sequence
  • 5
    describe the different hardware components of a MRI scanner and explain their purpose
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
B M E 568 ( 3 Credits )
Physics and technology of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), emphasizing techniques employed in medical diagnostic imaging. Major topics: physics of MR, pulse sequences, hardware, imaging techniques, artifacts, and spectroscopic localization.
Crses in mod physics & calc, incl Fourier Anal, req. Crses in other med imaging tech e.g. Med Phys 567, & crses in signal processing, or Med Phys 573 recommended
College: College of Engineering
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Text book, title, author, and year
MRI: The Basics. Hashemi, Ray H., William G. Bradley, and Christopher J. Lisanti, Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010.
Supplemental Materials
Required / Elective / Selected Elective
Selected Elective
ABET Program Outcomes Associated with this Course
Program Specific Student Outcomes
(1) Understanding of biology and physiology as related to biomedical engineering needs.
(2) Ability to apply knowledge of advanced mathematics (including differential equations and statistics), sciences, and engineering to solve problems at the interface of engineering and biology and to model biological systems
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