## Physics in Biology and Medicine
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. This text is designed for premed students, doctors, nurses, physiologists, or other applied health workers, and other individuals who wish to understand the nature of the mechanics of our bodies. - Provides practical techniques for applying knowledge of physics to the study of living systems |

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### Indice

Chapter 1 Static Forces | 1 |

Chapter 2 Friction | 23 |

Chapter 3 Translational Motion | 30 |

Chapter 4 Angular Motion | 45 |

Chapter 5 Elasticity and Strength of Materials | 61 |

Chapter 6 Insect Flight | 73 |

Chapter 7 Fluids | 82 |

Chapter 8 The Motion of Fluids | 101 |

Chapter 13 Electricity | 180 |

Chapter 14 Electrical Technology | 200 |

Chapter 15 Optics | 214 |

Chapter 16 Atomic Physics | 239 |

Chapter 17 Nuclear Physics | 256 |

Appendix A Basic Concepts in Mechanics | 272 |

Appendix B Review of Electricity | 287 |

Appendix C Review of Optics | 293 |

Chapter 9 Heat and Kinetic Theory | 116 |

Chapter 10 Thermodynamics | 135 |

Chapter 11 Heat and Life | 145 |

Chapter 12 Waves and Sound | 162 |

302 | |

Answers to Numerical Exercises | 310 |

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