The Physics of Ultrasound 3: Transducer Mechanics

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.

You will learn:

  • How transducers and piezoelectrics work
  • Creating and focusing an ultrasound beam
  • Harmonic imaging and signal processing
  • Maximizing frame rate

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Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes

Credit hours: .5

Method and Medium: Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.