Advanced CT (Computed Tomography) Training Course

This advanced Computed Tomography course includes advanced CT Scan Acquisition, advanced CT software training, and a lab portion. Learn new skills and techniques for high quality CT scans that will optimize image quality and production speed. Enhance your knowledge with product evaluation requirements, software tools for quality measurements, setup geometry, contrast and latitude, offset / gain corrections (DDA), data set acquisition, 4D, and personnel qualification requirements.

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Advanced CT classes start at 1:00pm Monday and run through 12:00pm Friday

Advanced CT Scan Acquisition - Classroom

  • Optimizing Fixturing for Image Quality & Production Speed
  • Optimizing the Digital Radiography Technique & Equipment for High Quality CT Scans
  • X-ray Imaging Techniques and Tools
    • Use of Beam Hardening Filters
    • Use of Collimators and Shutters
    • Use of Masking
    • Scatter reduction Techniques
    • Dual Energy/Dual Intensity Exposures
  • Specific Product evaluation Requirements
  • Software Tools for Image Quality Measurements
  • Critical Questions in Technique Development
  • Optimizing Setup Geometry
  • Optimizing Contrast and Latitude
  • Optimizing Gain / Offset Corrections (DDA)
  • Use Of Known Defect Standards
  • Factors of Detectability
  • Radiation Dose of Product
  • Data Set Acquisition
    • Optimizing the number of Projections
    • Standard and High Speed CT Acquisitions
    • Optimizing CT Resolution
    • Multi Part scanning
    • Local Scanning
    • Expanded Area Scanning
  • Acquisitions for 4D
    • Personnel Qualification Requirements: New Industry Standards for CT

Advanced CT Software Training - Classroom

  • 5-steps CT Reconstruction Review
  • The Advanced CT reconstruction mode
  • Advanced Surface extraction
  • Understand the CT Geometry
  • Advanced Fine Adjustment – Reference X
  • Beam Hardening Correction
  • Shift Correction
  • Multi Intensity Scanning
  • Measuring with CT and Calibration

Lab Portion

Perform advanced CT technique development/CT Acquisitions & Reconstructions using advanced software features.