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Physics in biology and medicine

Author: Paul Davidovits
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, ©2008.
Series: Complementary science series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This third edition covers topics in physics as they apply to the life sciences, specifically medicine, physiology, nursing and other applied health fields. It includes many figures, examples and illustrative problems and appendices which provide convenient access to the most important concepts of mechanics, electricity, and optics.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Davidovits
ISBN: 9780123694119 0123694116
OCLC Number: 134992051
Description: xviii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Static forces --
Friction --
Translational motion --
Angular motion --
Elasticity and strength of materials --
Insect flight --
Fluids --
The motion of fluids --
Heat and kinetic theory --
Thermodynamics --
Heat and life --
Waves and sound --
Electricity --
Electrical technology --
Optics --
Atomic physics --
Nuclear physics.
Series Title: Complementary science series.
Responsibility: Paul Davidovits.
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Covers topics in physics as they apply to the life sciences, specifically medicine, physiology, nursing and other applied health fields. This introductory book surveys and relates basic physics to  Read more...

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