Physics With Illustrative Examples From Medicine and Biology: Electricity and Magnetism / Mechanics / Statistical Physics (Biological and Medical Phys

Physics With Illustrative Examples From Medicine and Biology: Electricity and Magnetism / Mechanics / Statistical Physics (Biological and Medical Phys

By: George B. Benedek (author), Felix M.H. Villars (author)

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Description

A reissue of this 3-volume set of classic books, newly edited and typeset as part of the Biological Physics Series, in response to numerous requests. Intended for undergraduate courses in biophysics, biological physics, physiology, medical physics, and biomedical engineering, they offer an introduction to mechanics, statistical physics, and electricity and magnetism with examples and problems from the medical and biological sciences. They can thus be used as supplements to standard introductory physics courses, and as texts for medical schools, medical physics courses, and biology departments, and solutions manuals will be available. The authors are recognised experts in the field, and will also publish an upper-level/graduate text in biological physics at a later date.

Contents

Volume 1: Kinematics. Dynamics. Static Equilibrium. Work and Energy. Feedback, Control and Stability in Physical and Biological Systems.- Volume 2: Elements of the Theory of Probability. Diffusion and Transport Processes.- Poisson Statistics. Thermal Equilibrium, The Boltzmann Factor, Entropy and Free Energy, The Second Law of Thermodynamics. Table of Important Constants. Table of Units and Conversion Factors.- Volume 3: The Coulomb Force. Electrostatic Field. Electrostatic Potential. Electrostatic Energy. Electrochemistry and Bioelectricity. Electromagnetism. Problems on the magnetic Field and Magnetic Force. Tables of Basic Constants. Table of MKSA Units.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780387989525
  • Number Of Pages: 1858
  • ID: 9780387989525
  • weight: 3700
  • ISBN10: 0387989528
  • edition: 2nd ed. 2000

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