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Elementary Biophysics, Second Edition
Authors:   P. K. Srivastava

ISBN: 978-81-7319-913-4 
Publication Year:   2011
Pages:   288
Binding:   Paper Back


About the book

This is an introductory text on Biophysics meant for undergraduate students of our universities and technical institutions. The first part deals with organ systems and describes the principles of physics in the processes of locomotion, blood and fluid flow, respiration, audition and vision. The second part deals with cellular and molecular biophysics and covers, in depth, molecular forces and structure of bio molecules, dynamics of biomembranes, near-equilibrium thermodynamics, photosynthesis and cellular respiration, nerve excitation, etc. In the second edition, we have further added a discussion on nano-bio-machines and on medical imaging (CT-SCAN and MRI). The book is designed in such a way that it can be used by both Mathematics and Biology groups. NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION: Chapters on: Physics of Nano-biomachines Medical Imaging


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Table of content

Preface to the Second Edition / Preface to the First Edition / What is Biophysics / Part A: Systematic Biophysics Biomechanics / Biophysics and Fluid Flow / Biophysics and Gas Transport / Physics of Audition / Physics of Vision / Part B: Cellular-Molecular Biophysics Cell: Its Organelles and Molecules / Physics of Biomolecules / Physics of Bio-membranes / Thermodynamics and Bio-systems / Bioenergetics / Neurobiophysics / Physics of Nano-biomachines / Part C: Special Topics Medical Imaging / General Bibliography / Subject Index.




Audience
Under - Postgraduate Students