Chapter 1. Basic Acoustic Theory (S. Leeman).
Chapter 2. The Generation and Structure of Acoustic Fields (C. Hill).
Chapter 3. Detection and Measurement of Acoustic Fields (C. Hill).
Chapter 4. Attenuation and Absorption (J. Bamber).
Chapter 5. Speed of Sound (J. Bamber).
Chapter 6. Reflection and Scattering (R. Dickinson and D. Nassiri).
Chapter 7. Physical Chemistry of the Ultrasound-tissue Interaction (A. Sarvazyan and C. HIll).
Chapter 8. Ultrasonic Images and the Eye of the Observer (C. Hill).
Chapter 9. Methodology for Clinical Investigation (C. Hill and J. Bamber).
Chapter 10. Methodology for Imaging Time-Dependent Phenomena (R. Eckersley and J. Bamber).
Chapter 11. The Wider Context of Sonography (C. Hill).
Chapter 12. Ultrasonic Biophysics (G. ter Haar).
Chapter 13. Therapeutic and Surgical Applications (ter Haar).
Chapter 14. Assessment of possible Hazard in Use (G. ter Haar).
Chapter 15. Epilogue: Historical Perspectives (C. Hill).
List of Symbols.
"This book can be an excellent textbook for a graduate course in medical ultrasonics and a valuable desk reference for researchers in the field." (IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, July/ August 2004)
“This is an excellent update to the first edition of this book and should form a standard reference for many years to come. (Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, Vol.30, No.5, 2004)
“I know of no other book that treats this subject with comparable breadth and depth”. (Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, November 2004)