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Author Davidovits, Paul.

Title Physics in biology and medicine / Paul Davidovits.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2008.


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Edition 3rd ed.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 328 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Complementary science series
Complementary science series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 302-309) and index.
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.
Note Print version record.
Summary 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 physical or engineering analysis techniques. Applicable courses are biophysics and applied physics.- Provides practical techniques for applying knowledge of ph.
Subject Biophysics.
Medical physics.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Biophysics.
Biophysics. (OCoLC)fst00832656
Medical physics. (OCoLC)fst01014499
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Davidovits, Paul. Physics in biology and medicine. 3rd ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2008 9780123694119 0123694116 (DLC) 2007021167 (OCoLC)134992051
ISBN 9780080555935 (electronic bk.)
0080555934 (electronic bk.)
9780123694119 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000051563723
DEBBG BV043095832
DEBSZ 422157112
GBVCP 802413374
NZ1 14540494

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