Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Physics for the life sciences / Martin Zinke-Allmang ... [et al.].

Image of item

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Conifer. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Laurentian University. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at J.N. Desmarais Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
J.N. Desmarais Library QC 23.2 Z55 2013 30007008934720 Circulation (3rd floor) Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780176502683
  • ISBN: 0176502688
  • Physical Description: xix, 677, M11, U2 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Nelson Education, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
1st ed. written by Martin Zinke-Allmang.
Formatted Contents Note: Physics and the life sciences -- Kinematics -- Forces -- Newton's laws -- Centre of mass and linear momentum -- Torque and equilibrium -- Energy and its conservation -- Gases -- Work and heat for non-mechanical systems -- Thermodynamics -- Transport of energy and matter -- Static fluids -- Fluid flow -- Elasticity and vibrations -- Sound -- Electric force and field -- Electric energy and potential -- The flow of charges -- The atom -- Magnetism and electromagnetic waves -- Geometric optics -- The atomic nucleus -- X-rays -- Diagnostic nuclear medicine -- Radiation therapy -- Nuclear magnetic resonance.
Summary, etc.: Taking an algebra-based approach with the selective use of calculus, this title includes basic physics concepts such as: using a fresh layout, consistent and student-tested art program, extensive use of conceptual examples, analytical problems, and instructive and engaging case studies.
Subject: Physics > Textbooks.
Life sciences > Textbooks.

Additional Resources