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Physics of the life sciences / Jay Newman

Main Author Newman, Jay, 1946- Country Estados Unidos. Publication New York : Springer, 2008 Description XVII, 718 p. : il. ; 29 cm ISBN 978-0-387-77258-5 CDU 577.3
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Each chapter has three types of learning aides for students: open-ended questions, multiple-choice questions, and quantitative problems. There is an average of about 50 per chapter. There are also a number of worked examples in the chapters, averaging over 5 per chapter, and almost 600 photos and line drawings.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction
  • Newton's Laws of Motion for a Particle Moving in One-Dimension
  • Applications of Newton's Laws of Motion in One-Dimension
  • Work and Energy in One-Dimension
  • Motion, Forces and Energy in More than One-Dimension
  • Momentum
  • Rotational Motion
  • Ideal Fluids
  • Viscous Fluids
  • Waves and Resonance
  • Sound
  • Temperature and Heat
  • Thermodynamics: Beyond the First Law
  • Electric Forces and Fields
  • Electric Energy and Potential
  • Electric Current and Cell Membranes
  • Magnetic Fields
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Radiation
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Geometrical Optics
  • Optical Lenses and Devices
  • Wave Optics
  • Imaging Using Wave Optics
  • Special Relativity and Quantum Physics
  • The Structure of Matter
  • Nuclear Physics and Medical Applications
  • Appendix Review of Mathematics
  • Appendix II Table of the Elements
  • Appendix III Answers to Odd-Numbered Multiple Choice and Problems

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