Biophysics For Dummies

Biophysics For Dummies

by Ken Vos
     
 

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Learn to:

  • Make sense of complicated formulas
  • Grasp the practical applications of biophysics
  • Understand the connection between the life sciences and physics
  • Perform better in your biophysics course

The fast and easy way to get up to speed on biophysics!

If just thinking about biophysics formulas makes your head

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Overview

Learn to:

  • Make sense of complicated formulas
  • Grasp the practical applications of biophysics
  • Understand the connection between the life sciences and physics
  • Perform better in your biophysics course

The fast and easy way to get up to speed on biophysics!

If just thinking about biophysics formulas makes your head spin, then Biophysics For Dummies is for you! Covering the vast expanse of the field — including coverage on biomechanics, fluids, sound and waves, electromagnetic force, nuclear physics, radioactivity, and radiation — this one-stop resource explains in plain English everything you need to know to ace your biophysics course. Full of helpful illustrations and step-by-step instructions, Biophysics For Dummies is your go-to guide to the fascinating world of biophysics.

  • Start with Biophysics 101 — understand the basics of biophysics, including formulas and terminology
  • Delve into biomechanics — find out how to apply biophysics to statics, dynamics, and kinematics
  • Get a primer on the physics of fluids — explore fluid dynamics and the mechanics of fluids
  • Dive into sound and waves — become familiar with how sound and waves are produced and heard, and their applications
  • Learn the fundamentals of electromagnetic force — discover the role conducting electricity plays in biophysics
  • Go nuclear — investigate the physics of radiation, and examine biophysics' place in the medical field

Open the book and find:

  • The fundamental formulas you need to know
  • Clear explanations of Newton's Laws
  • Tips on understanding translational, rotational, and static equilibrium
  • The scoop on fluid dynamics
  • How to understand waves and their properties
  • The real-world applications of biophysics in the hospital, sports, and elsewhere
  • Ten career suggestions for budding biophysicists

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118513507
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/30/2013
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
435,815
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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