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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:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Physics for Biology and Medicine, Third Edition covers topics in physics as they apply to the life sciences, specifically medicine, physiology, nursing and other applied health fields. This concise introductory paperback surveys and relates basic physics to living systems. It discusses biological systems that can be analyzed quantitatively, and how advances in the life sciences have been aided by the knowledge of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Davidovits, Paul.
Physics in biology and medicine.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007021167
(OCoLC)134992051
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Davidovits
ISBN: 9780080555935 0080555934 0123694116 9780123694119
OCLC Number: 190760045
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 328 pages) : illustrations.
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 --
Appendix A. Basic concepts in mechanics --
Appendix B. Review of electricity --
Appendix C. Review of optics.
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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