University Physics for the Life Sciences, 1st edition

  • Randall D Knight, 
  • Brian Jones, 
  • Stuart Field

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University Physics for the Life Sciences helps you understand the connection between physics and biology. By blending light calculus-based physics with biology and consistently presenting the medical application, you’ll see the relevance and real-world application of physics to your career as you prepare for the MCAT.

Published by Pearson (June 8th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780137394722

Subject: Physics

Category: Calculus-Based Physics

Table of contents

PART I Force and Motion

1. Physics for the Life Sciences
2. Describing Motion
3. Motion Along a Line
4. Force and Motion
5. Interacting Systems
6. Equilibrium and Elasticity
7. Circular and Rotational Motion
8. Momentum
9. Fluids

PART II Energy and Thermodynamics

10. Work and Energy
11. Interactions and Potential Energy
12. Thermodynamics
13. Kinetic Theory
14. Entropy and Free Energy

PART III Oscillations and Waves

15. Oscillations
16. Traveling Waves and Sound
17. Superposition and Standing Waves

PART IV Optics

18. Wave Optics
19. Ray Optics
20. Optical Instruments

PART V Electricity and Magnetism

21. Electric Forces and Fields
22. Electric Potential
23. Biological Applications of Fields and Potentials
24. Current and Resistance
25. Circuits
26. Magnetic Fields and Forces
27. Electromagnetic Induction and Electromagnetic Waves

PART VI Modern Physics

28. Quantum Physics
29. Atoms and Molecules
30. Nuclear Physics

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