Physics For The Life Sciences

Hardcover | March 8, 2012

byMartin Zinke-allmang, Ken Sills, Reza Nejat

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The second edition of Physics for the Life Sciences brings the beauty of physics to life. Taking an algebra-based approach with the selective use of calculus, the second edition provides a concise approach to basic physics concepts using a fresh layout, consistent and student-tested art program, extensive use of conceptual examples, analytical problems, and instructive and engaging case studies.

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The second edition of Physics for the Life Sciences brings the beauty of physics to life. Taking an algebra-based approach with the selective use of calculus, the second edition provides a concise approach to basic physics concepts using a fresh layout, consistent and student-tested art program, extensive use of conceptual examples, a...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:704 pages, 11.19 × 8.75 × 1.19 inPublished:March 8, 2012Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176502688

ISBN - 13:9780176502683

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PrefacePart One: The Mechanics of Biological SystemsChapter 1: Physics and the Life SciencesChapter 2: KinematicsChapter 3: ForcesChapter 4: BiomechanicsChapter 5: Centre of Mass and Linear MomentumChapter 6: KinesiologyPart Two: Energy, Biochemistry and Transport PhenomenaChapter 7: Energy and its ConservationChapter 8: GasesChapter 9: Work and Heat For Non-Mechanical SystemsChapter 10: ThermodynamicsChapter 11: Transport of Energy and MatterChapter 12: Static FluidsChapter 13: Fluid FlowPart Three: Vibrations, Acoustics and HearingChapter 14: Elasticity and VibrationsChapter 15: The Ear and CommunicationChapter 16: Sound Absorption, TransmissionPart Four: Electrical PhenomenaChapter 17: Electric Force and FieldChapter 18: Electric Energy and PotentialChapter 19: The Flow of ChargesChapter 20: The AtomPart Five: Atomic, Electromagnetic and Optical PhenomenaChapter 21: Magnetism and Electromagnetic WavesChapter 22: Geometric OpticsChapter 23: X-RaysChapter 24: The Atomic NucleusPart Six: Applied Clinical PhysicsChapter 25: Nuclear MedicineChapter 26: Radiation TherapyChapter 27: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance