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Unformatted text preview: Ultrasound imaging
An important tool in medicine Human tissue is elastic Like a spring: Fspring = -kx F=force, x=displacement, k=spring constant Equation of motion (F=ma) “Differential equations” Two ways to solve:
Try to use a pencil, paper, and calculus tricks (cool, but doesn’t always work . . .) Calculate with a computer using only algebra (always works) Acceleration, Velocity Calculating Position vs. time Computer calculations with Octave/Matlab Writing a computer program ...
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- Spring '07