Skip Navigation
List Price: $164.66

Rent Textbook

Select for Price
Add to Cart Free Shipping
There was a problem. Please try again later.

New Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

Biophysics An Introduction,9780471485384

Biophysics An Introduction

Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 8/16/2002
Publisher(s): WILEY
Availability: This title is currently not available.


This is a concise balanced introductin to this subject. Written in an accessible and readable style, the book takes a fresh, modern approach with the author successfully combining key concepts and theory with relevant applications and examples drawn from the field as a whole. A carefully structured introduction to biophysics and medical physics Combines coverage of the basic concepts and ideas along with the more cutting edge developments Assumes little biological or medical knowledge Includes a supplementary website which will include animations, simulations, colour images, additional content, solutions and links to other sites

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. Chemical Binding.
3. Energies, Forces and Bonds.
4. Rates of Reaction.
5. Transport Processes.
6. Some Techniques and Methods.
7. Biological Polymers.
8. Biological Membranes.
9. Biological Energy.
10. Movement of Organisms.
11. Excitable Membranes.
12. Nerve Signals.
13. Memory.
14. Control of Movement.
Appendix A: Elements of Quantum Mechanics.
Appendix B: The Hydrogen Atom.
Appendix C: Thermal Motion.
Appendix D: Probability Distributions.
Appendix E: Differential Equations.
Name Index.
Subject Index. 

An electronic version of this book is available through VitalSource.

This book is viewable on PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and most smartphones.

By purchasing, you will be able to view this book online, as well as download it, for the chosen number of days.

A downloadable version of this book is available through the eCampus Reader or compatible Adobe readers.

Applications are available on iOS, Android, PC, Mac, and Windows Mobile platforms.

Please view the compatibility matrix prior to purchase.

American Express