22.058 Principles of Medical Imaging

As taught in: Fall 2002

A brain scan image.

A brain scan image. (Image courtesy of David Cory.)


Undergraduate / Graduate


Prof. David Cory

Course Features

Course Description

An introduction to the principles of tomographic imaging and its applications. It includes a series of lectures with a parallel set of recitations that provide demonstrations of basic principles. Both ionizing and non-ionizing radiation are covered, including x-ray, PET, MRI, and ultrasound. Emphasis on the physics and engineering of image formation.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .nb.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.