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Chapter-02 Motion
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Bio-medical Physics for Nurses



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Author
  1. Thayalan K
ISBN 9788180619908
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10101_2
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2007
Pages 9
 
 
Author Affiliations
  1. Professor and Head, Department of Medical Physics, Barnard Institute of Radiology and oncology, Madras Medical College, Chennai
Chapter Keywords Translatory motion, Rotatory motion, Acceleration, Newton’s laws of motion, Law of conservation of momentum, Centripetal force, Centrifugal force.
 
This chapter explains about Motion, Different kinds of motion (Translatory motion, Rotatory motion, Oscillatory, Random and Periodic motion), Acceleration, Scalar and Vector quantities, Newton’s laws of motion, Law of conservation of momentum, Acceleration due to gravity, Mass, Weight, Centripetal force, centrifugal force and Applications in nursing.