• I.S. EN IEC 61689:2022

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    Ultrasonics - Physiotherapy systems - Field specifications and methods of measurement in the frequency range 0,5 MHz to 5 MHz (IEC 61689:2022)

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  09-05-2022

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Symbols
    5 Ultrasonic field specifications
    6 Conditions of measurement and test equipment used
    7 Type testing reference procedures and measurements
    8 Routine measurement procedure
    9 Sampling and uncertainty determination
    Annex A (normative) Guidance for performance and safety
    Annex B (normative) Raster scan measurement and analysis procedures
    Annex C (normative) Diametrical or line scan measurement and analysis procedures
    Annex D (informative) Rationale concerning the beam cross-sectional area definition
    Annex E (informative) Factor used to convert the beam cross-sectional area (ABCS) at the face of th treatment head to the effective radiating area (AER)
    Annex F (informative) Determining acoustic power through radiation force measurements
    Annex G (informative) Validity of low-power measurements of the beam crosssectional area (ABCS)
    Annex H (informative) Influence of hydrophone effective diameter
    Annex I (informative) Effective radiating area measurements using a radiation force balance and absorbing apertures
    Annex J (informative) Guidance on uncertainty determination
    Annex K (informative) Examples of pulse duration and pulse repetition period of amplitude modulated waves

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    This document is applicable to ultrasonic equipment designed for physiotherapy containing an ultrasonic transducer generating continuous or quasi-continuous (e.g. tone burst) wave ultrasound in the frequency range 0,5 MHz to 5 MHz.

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    Committee IEC/TC 87
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note This standard also refers to IEC TR 60854 The date of any NSAI previous adoption may not match the date of its original CEN/CENELEC document.
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Current
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