Mechanics, Heat, and the Human Body An Introduction to Physics

ISBN-10: 0139228160

ISBN-13: 9780139228162

Edition: 2001

Authors: Howard D. Goldick

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For one-semester, introductory-level courses in Applied Physics. Especially well-suited for students preparing to study Occupational or Physical Therapy. This unique introduction to physics for students who are particularly interested in the human body covers a limited number of distinct physics topics (related to mechanics and heat) in great depth and with many examples and problems that relate directly to specific functions and characteristics of the human body.
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Book details

List price: $95.60
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/13/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 212
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Preface
Introduction
Linear Motion and Force
Motion
Force
Vectors
Newton's Second Law
Centripetal Force
Momentum and Impulse
Angular Motion and Torque
Angular Motion
Torque: Introduction
Mechanical Advantage
Heat and Energy
Introduction to Heat and Energy
Mechanical Energy
Conservation of Energy
Internal Energy
Chemical Energy
Measurement of the rate of energy consumption
Elastic Energy
Nuclear Energy
Thermal Energy and Efficiency
Thermal Energy Related to Change in Temperature
Latent Heat
Thermal Energy Transfer
Conversion Factors
Scientific Notation
Significant Figures
Mathematical Prefixes
Solving Word Problems
Algebra
Trigonometry
Reasonable Values for Physical Quantities, as Used in the Text
Anatomy
Bibliography
Index
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