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Physics for the life sciences

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Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Physics and the life sciences : an introduction
Locomotion I : kinematics
Biomechanics : forces and Newton's laws
Locomotion II : linear momentum and friction
Kinesiology : the action of forces at joints
Bioenergetics : energy and its conservation
Respiration : the properties of gases and cyclic processes
Molecular biology : basic physics for biochemistry
Blood and air : mixed phases
Membranes : transport of energy and matter
Liquid water and aqueous solutions : static fluids
Cardiovascular system : fluid flow
The water molecule : static electricity
Nervous system : the flow of charges
Electrocardiography : electric phenomena of the heart
Elastic tissue : elasticity and vibrations
The ear and communications : longitudinal waves
The eye : ray model of light
The microbial world : microscopy
Colour vision : magnetism and the electromagnetic spectrum
The human body in outer space : circular motion and a first look at radiation
Chemical bonds and x-rays : atomic and molecular physics
Radiation : nuclear physics and magnetic resonance.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
530
Library of Congress
QC23.2 .Z55 2003

The Physical Object

Pagination
xi, 742 pages :
Number of pages
742

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26657726M
Internet Archive
physicsforlifesc0000zink
ISBN 10
0176442596
ISBN 13
9780176442590
OCLC/WorldCat
173248535
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