What is included with this book?
Mechanics | |
Kinematics | |
Introduction | |
Distance and Displacement | |
Speed and Velocity | |
Acceleration | |
Average Velocity or Speed | |
The Acceleration Due to Gravity | |
Independence of Motion in 2D | |
Summary | |
Force and Newton's Laws of Motion | |
Introduction | |
The Concept of Force | |
Kinds of Force | |
Newtonian Gravity | |
Summary | |
Motion in a Circle | |
Introduction | |
Description of Circular Motion | |
Circular Velocity and Acceleration | |
Centripetal Force | |
Sources of Centripetal Force | |
Summary | |
Statics | |
Introduction | |
Equilibrium | |
Torque | |
The Principle of Moments | |
Centre of Gravity or Centre of Mass | |
Stability | |
Summary | |
Energy | |
Introduction | |
What is Energy? | |
Work | |
Kinetic Energy | |
Potential Energy | |
Conservative Forces | |
Conservation of Total Energy | |
Power | |
Summary | |
Momentum | |
Introduction | |
Linear Momentum | |
Newton's Laws and Momentum | |
Collisions | |
Elastic Collisions | |
Summary | |
Simple Harmonic Motion | |
Introduction | |
Hooke's Law | |
Simple Harmonic Motion | |
The Simple Pendulum | |
Summary | |
Waves | |
Introduction | |
Simple Harmonic Motion &Waves | |
Frequency, Wavelength, & Speed | |
The Form of the Wave | |
Types of Wave | |
Superposition & Interference | |
Beats | |
Reflection | |
Standing Waves | |
Waves and Energy | |
Complex Waveforms | |
Summary | |
Sound and Hearing | |
Introduction | |
Sound Waves in Media | |
Pitch and Loudness | |
Resonance and Sound Generation | |
The Ear | |
The Doppler Effect | |
Summary | |
BulkMaterials | |
Elasticity: Stress and Strain | |
Introduction | |
Tension and Compression | |
Shear Stress and Strain | |
Bulk Stress and Strain | |
Elasticity | |
Summary | |
Pressure | |
Introduction | |
Pressure | |
Density | |
Pascal's Principle | |
Measurement of Pressure | |
Pressure and the Human Body | |
Summary | |
Buoyancy | |
Introduction | |
The Buoyant Force | |
Summary | |
Surface Tension and Capillarity | |
Introduction | |
Surface Tension | |
Capillarity | |
Surfactants and the Lung | |
Summary | |
Fluid Dynamics of Non-viscous Fluids | |
Introduction | |
Definitions of Some Key Terms | |
The Equation of Continuity | |
Bernoulli's Equation | |
Summary | |
Fluid Dynamics of Viscous Fluids | |
Introduction | |
Viscosity | |
Turbulence | |
Summary | |
Molecular Transport Phenomena | |
Introduction | |
Diffusion | |
Osmosis | |
Applications to Biological Systems | |
Summary | |
Thermodynamics | |
Temperature and the Zeroth Law | |
Introduction | |
Thermal Equilibrium | |
Measuring Temperature | |
Thermal Expansion of Materials | |
Summary | |
Ideal Gases | |
Introduction | |
The Gas Laws | |
Biological Applications | |
Kinetic Theory of Gases | |
Summary | |
Phase and Temperature Change | |
Introduction | |
Phase Changes | |
Temperature Changes | |
Energy Conservation | |
L and c Values for Water | |
Summary | |
Water Vapour and the Atmosphere | |
Introduction | |
Mixtures of Water Vapour and Air | |
Partial Pressure, Moisture Content | |
Atmospheric Properties | |
Psychrometry | |
Applications | |
Summary | |
Heat Transfer | |
Introduction | |
Conduction | |
Convection | |
Radiation | |
Combined Transfer Processes | |
Summary | |
Thermodynamics and the Body | |
Introduction | |
The First Law | |
Energy and the Body | |
Thermoregulation | |
Temperature and Health | |
Summary | |
Electricity and DC Circuits | |
Static Electricity | |
Introduction | |
Charge | |
Conductors and Insulators | |
Charging of Objects | |
Polarization | |
Summary | |
Electric Force and Electric Field | |
Introduction | |
Coulomb's Law | |
Superposition of Electric Forces | |
Inverse Square Laws | |
The Electric Field | |
Electric Field Diagrams | |
Superposition of Electric Fields | |
Summary | |
Electrical Potential and Energy | |
Introduction | |
Electrical Potential Energy | |
Electrical Potential | |
Electrical Potential and Work | |
Equipotential and Field Lines | |
Electrical and External Forces | |
The Heart and ECG | |
Summary | |
Capacitance | |
Introduction | |
The Capacitor | |
Energy Stored in a Capacitor | |
Capacitors in Series and Parallel | |
The Dielectric in a Capacitor | |
Summary | |
Direct Currents and DC Circuits | |
Introduction | |
Electric Current | |
Current Flow and Drift Velocity | |
Direct Versus Alternating Current | |
Circuits and Circuit Diagrams | |
Power Sources | |
Resistance and Ohm's Law | |
Resistors and Resistivity | |
Wires | |
Kirchhoff's Laws | |
Resistors in Series and Parallel | |
Power Dissipation | |
Electric Shock Hazards | |
Alternate Energy Units | |
Summary | |
Time Behaviour of RC Circuits | |
Introduction | |
The RC Circuit | |
Discharging RC Circuit | |
Charging RC Circuit | |
Summary | |
Optics | |
The Nature of Light | |
Introduction | |
Electromagnetic Waves | |
Reflection | |
Refraction | |
Dispersion | |
Summary | |
Geometric Optics | |
Introduction | |
Ray Diagrams | |
Plane Mirrors | |
Spherical Mirrors | |
Magnification | |
Lenses | |
Summary | |
The Eye and Vision | |
Introduction | |
The Parts of the Eye | |
Emmetropia | |
Myopia | |
Hypermetropia | |
Presbyopia | |
Astigmatism | |
Alternative Structure & Placement | |
Colour Vision | |
Summary | |
Wave Optics | |
Introduction | |
Superposition and Interference | |
Huygens' Principle | |
Diffraction | |
Young's Double Slit Experiment | |
Single Slit Diffraction | |
Diffraction Gratings | |
Circular Apertures and Diffraction | |
Visual Acuity | |
Thin-Film Interference | |
Summary | |
VI Radiation and Health | |
Atoms and Atomic Physics | |
Introduction | |
Parts of the Atom | |
Orbitals and Energy Levels | |
The Böhr Model of the Atom | |
Multi-Electron Atoms | |
Quantum Mechanics | |
Summary | |
The Nucleus and Nuclear Physics | |
Introduction | |
Protons and Neutrons | |
Nuclei and Isotopes | |
Energy and Mass Units | |
Nuclear Forces | |
Nuclear Decay and Stability | |
Summary | |
Production of Ionizing Radiation | |
Introduction | |
Nuclear Decay Processes | |
Activity and Half-Life | |
X-ray Production | |
Other Sources of Radiation | |
Summary | |
Interactions of Ionizing Radiation | |
Introduction | |
Attenuation and Cross Section | |
X-rays and Gamma Radiation | |
Particles | |
Detection of Ionizing Radiation | |
Summary | |
Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation | |
Introduction | |
Mechanisms of Cell Damage | |
Dose and Dose Equivalent | |
Types of Effect | |
Medical Effects and Risk | |
UV | |
Summary | |
Medical Imaging | |
Introduction | |
X-ray Imaging | |
CT Scan | |
PET scan | |
Gamma camera and SPECT | |
Ultrasound Sonography | |
Diagnostic Procedures: Dose | |
Summary | |
Magnetism and MRI | |
Introduction | |
Magnetism | |
A Brief Outline of MRI | |
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance | |
Magnetic Resonance Imaging | |
Summary | |
Appendices | |
Physical Constants | |
High Precision Mass Values | |
Useful Constants | |
Basic Maths and Science Skills | |
Measurement and Units | |
Basic Algebra | |
Exponentials and Logarithms | |
Geometry | |
Trigonometric Functions | |
Vectors | |
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