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Biological thermodynamics

Author: Donald T Haynie
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biological thermodynamics provides an introduction to the study of energy transformations for students of the biological sciences. Don Haynie uses an informal writing style to introduce this core subject in a manner which will appeal to biology and biochemistry undergraduate students and be relevant to their studies. The emphasis is on understanding basic concepts and developing problem-solving skills throughout the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald T Haynie
ISBN: 0521791650 9780521791656 0521795494 9780521795494
OCLC Number: 43993556
Description: xv, 379 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Counter --
Energy transformation --
The first law of thermodynamics --
The second law of thermodynamics --
Gibbs free energy --
theory --
Gibbs free energy --
applications --
Statistical thermodynamics --
Binding equilibria --
Reaction kinetics --
The frontier of biological thermodynamics --
Appendices --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Donald T. Haynie.
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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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