Описание: Physics in Biology and Medicine, Fourth Edition, covers topics in physics as they apply to the life sciences, specifically medicine, physiology, nursing and other applied health fields. This is a concise introductory paperback that provides practical techniques for applying knowledge of physics to the study of living systems and presents material in a straightforward manner requiring very little background in physics or biology. Applicable courses are Biophysics and Applied Physics. This new edition 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. The volume is organized into 18 chapters encompassing thermodynamics, electricity, optics, sound, solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, and atomic and nuclear physics. Each chapter provides a brief review of the background physics before focusing on the applications of physics to biology and medicine. Topics range from the role of diffusion in the functioning of cells to the effect of surface tension on the growth of plants in soil and the conduction of impulses along the nervous system. Each section contains problems that explore and expand some of the concepts. The text includes many figures, examples and illustrative problems and appendices which provide convenient access to the most important concepts of mechanics, electricity, and optics in the body. Physics in Biology and Medicine will be a valuable resource for students and professors of physics, biology, and medicine, as well as for applied health workers.
Автор: Werner Platzer Название: Color Atlas of Human Anatomy: Vol 1. Locomotor System ISBN: 3135333078 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783135333076 Издательство: Thieme Verlagsgruppe Рейтинг: Цена: 3366 р. 4207.00-20% Наличие на складе: Есть (4 шт.) Описание: The seventh edition of this classic work makes mastering large amounts of complex information much less daunting. These are some of the many user-friendly features of this book:More than 200 outstanding full-color illustrations and 100 new clinical correlationsSide-by-side images with updated callouts An overview of anatomical terms and their Latin equivalents in each sectionEmphasizing clinical anatomy, this atlas integrates current information from a wide range of medical disciplines into the discussions of the locomotor system, including:General anatomy The systematic anatomy of the locomotor system The topography of peripheral nerves and vessels in relation to the musculoskeletal systemVolume 1: Locomotor System and its companions Volume 2: Internal Organs and Volume 3: Nervous System and Sensory Organs comprise a must-have resource for students of medicine, dentistry, and all allied health fields.
Written by radiographers for radiographers, Essentials of Radiographic Physics and Imaging, 2nd Edition follows the ASRT recommended curriculum and focuses on what the radiographer needs to understand to safely and competently perform radiographic examinations. This comprehensive radiologic physics and imaging text links the two subjects together so that you understand how they relate to each other - and to clinical practice. Prepare for success on the ARRT exam and the job with just the right amount of information on radiation production and characteristics, imaging equipment, film screen image acquisition and processing, digital image acquisition and display, image analysis, and the basic principles of computed tomography.
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Strong pedagogy, including chapter objectives, key terms, outlines, bulleted chapter summaries, and specialty boxes, help you organize information and focus on what is most important in each chapter.
Make the Physics Connection and Make the Imaging Connection boxes link physics and imaging concepts so you fully appreciate the importance of both subjects.
Educator resources on Evolve, including lesson plans, an image collection, PowerPointpresentations, and a test bank, provide additional resources for instructors to teach the topics presented in the text.
Theory to Practice boxes succinctly explain the application of concepts and describe how to use the information in clinical practice.
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An emphasis on the practical information highlights just what you need to know to ace the ARRT exam and become a competent practitioner.
Numerous critique exercises teach you how to evaluate the quality of radiographic images and determine which factors produce poor images.
A glossary of key terms serves as a handy reference.
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Описание: Provides medical and physics students with an exploration of the physics-related applications found in medical centers. With an emphasis on digital imaging and computers in medicine, the text gives readers a fundamental understanding of the practical application of each.
Автор: Herman Название: Physics of the Human Body ISBN: 3540296034 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783540296034 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 10280 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: "Physics of the Human Body" comprehensively addresses the physical and engineering aspects of human physiology by using and building on first-year college physics and mathematics. Topics include the mechanics of the static body and the body in motion, the materials properties of the body, muscles in the body, the energetics of body metabolism, fluid flow in the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, the acoustics of sound waves in speaking and hearing, vision and the optics of the eye, the electrical properties of the body, and the basic engineering principles of feedback and control in regulating all aspects of function. The goal of this text is to understand physical issues concerning the human body, in part by developing and then using simple and subsequently more refined models of the macrophysics of the human body. Many chapters include a brief review of the necessary physical principles. There are problems at the end of each chapter; solutions to selected problems are also provided. This text is geared to undergraduates interested in physics, medical applications of physics, quantitative physiology, medicine, and biomedical engineering.
Автор: McCall Richard Powell Название: Physics of the Human Body ISBN: 0801894565 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780801894565 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 3710 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Richard P. McCall's fascinating book explains how basic concepts of physics apply to the fundamental activities and responses of the human body, a veritable physics laboratory.
Blood pumping through our veins is a vital example of Poiseuille flow; the act of running requires friction to propel the runner forward; and the quality of our eyesight demonstrates how properties of light enable us to correct near- and far-sightedness.
Each chapter discusses a fundamental physics concept and relates it to the anatomy and physiology of applicable parts of the body. Topics include motion, fluids and pressure, temperature and heat, speech and hearing, electrical behaviors, optics, biological effects of radiation, and drug concentrations. Clear and compelling, with a limited amount of math, McCall's descriptions allow readers of all levels to appreciate the physics of the human physique.
Physics of the Human Body will help curious high school students, undergraduates with medical aspirations, and practicing medical professionals understand more about the underlying physics principles of the human body.
Описание: Completely revised and expanded, the second edition of Case Studies for Understanding the Human Body is the ideal resource for students enrolled in any Anatomy and Physiology or Human Biology Course. The case studies work well in a cooperative learning setting where students work together to review and solve open-ended questions associated with each case. The exercises are also perfect for individual homework assignments. The discussions cover common disease of all major organ systems and present related topics that are often part of course discussion. New topics for the second edition include:
Описание: This self-contained volume surveys three decades of modern robot control theory and at the same time describes how the work of Suguru Arimoto shaped and influenced its development. Twelve survey articles written by leading experts in the field, who have also been closely associated with Suguru Arimoto at various stages in his career, treat the subject cohesively and in depth. This volume will provide an important reference for graduate students and researchers,as well as for mathematicians, engineers and scientists whose work involves concepts and the language of robot control theory.
Описание: Zoological Physics presents a physicist's view of life. The primary life functions of animals, such as eating, growing, reproducing and getting around all depend on motion: Motion of food into the organism, motion of materials through the body, motion of limbs and motion of the entire body through water, air, and on land. These activities are controlled by internal information stored in the genes or generated in the brain and by external information gathered by the senses: predominantly eyes and ears. This book models these life functions with the tools of physics. It is aimed at students of life science, engineering and physics, but will also appeal to other readers with a general interest in animals.
Автор: Sachs, M. Название: Physics of the Universe ISBN: 1848166044 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781848166042 Издательство: World Scientific Publishing Рейтинг: Цена: 3886 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Presents a fresh approach to the subject of cosmology. This title fully exploits Einstein`s theory of general relativity. It includes a final chapter that delves into philosophical considerations such as the different types of `truth`, positivism versus realism and a discussion of the role of the Mach principle in physics and cosmology.
Описание: "This widely read classic is an excellent primer on normal anatomy and physiology, basic microbiology, chemistry, and an introduction to the human disease process. New to this edition is a beautifully revised design and art program with new illustrations that include anatomical line drawings and clinical photos and photomicrographs. New content includes ""Word Derivations"" sections that promote recognition of scientific terms, ""Health Professions"" boxes that provide information on the various health careers, and new types of end-of chapter questions.
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