The Physics of Ultrasound 3: Transducer Mechanics
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Credit/contact hours: .5
Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes
Publication Date: March 8, 2018
Expiration date: March 7, 2024
Reviewed: March 6, 2021
This course introduces you to the physical principles of transducer mechanics that underlie the acquisition and processing of ultrasonic waves for the production and interpretation of meaningful images.
Please note this course includes a Reference section. For accurate completion status, you MUST review the reference section.
You Will Learn
- How transducers and piezoelectrics work
- Creating and focusing an ultrasound beam
- Harmonic imaging and signal processing
- Maximizing frame rate