Physics of the Human Body

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ISBN: 978-3-540-29603-4 (Print) 978-3-540-29604-1 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIX

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    Pages 1-36

    Terminology, the Standard Human, and Scaling

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    Pages 37-92

    Statics of the Body

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    Pages 93-192

    Motion

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    Pages 193-269

    Mechanical Properties of the Body

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    Pages 271-317

    Muscles

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    Pages 319-403

    Metabolism: Energy, Heat, Work, and Power of the Body

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    Pages 405-441

    Fluid Pressure, Fluid Flow in the Body, and Motion in Fluids

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    Pages 443-523

    Cardiovascular System

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    Pages 525-553

    Lungs and Breathing

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    Pages 555-628

    Sound, Speech, and Hearing

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    Pages 629-711

    Light, Eyes, and Vision

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    Pages 713-765

    Electrical and Magnetic Properties

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    Pages 767-780

    Feedback and Control

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 781-857