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Biological thermodynamics

Biological thermodynamics

Author: Donald T Haynie
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An accessible introduction to the study of energy transformations for biology and biochemistry undergraduate students. It is written in an informal style, with emphasis on understanding basic  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald T Haynie
ISBN: 0521795494 9780521795494
OCLC Number: 758202267
Notes: Existencias: Repr. (2004).
Description: XV, 379 p. : il
Contents: Preface; 1. Energy transformation; 2. The first law of thermodynamics; 3. The second law of thermodynamics; 4. Gibbs free energy - theory; 5. Gibbs free energy - applications; 6. Statistical thermodynamics; 7. Binding equilibria; 8. Reaction kinetics; 9. The frontier of biological thermodynamics; Appendices; Glossary; Index of names; Subject index.
Responsibility: Donald T. Haynie.


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