May 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Chesapeake College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Chesapeake College Catalog
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RSR 117+ - Fundamentals of Radiographic Exposure

3 credits
An introduction to radiographic exposure. Topics to be studied will include a discussion of atomic structure, nature of radiation, x-ray production, factors that influence x-ray beam characteristics, interactions of photons with matter, beam filtration, analog imaging, image characteristics of detail, distortion, density and contrast and the factors that influence them; control of scatter radiation, determination of exposure factors, image receptors, and the difference between analog and digital imaging. [FALL] Three hours lecture and one hour lab per week.
Prerequisite(s): RSR 102+ .



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