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Chapter-10 Force, Energy and Work by Sharma Suresh K (2014) Edition : 1/e

In this chapter force and facts related to motion were discussed under Newton’s first law, second law and third law of motion. Author discusses the forces in the circular motion like centripetal and centrifugal forces; work; energy; types and transformation of energy with the help of appropriate examples. He also discusses energy in the body; power; principl... [More]

Chapter-10 Microscopes: Physical Principles and Applications by Parkash Parveen (1998) Edition : 1/e

Microscopes have a specialized use in biological research and clinical diagnosis because they possess characteristics of magnification and resolving power. The capacity of microscope both to magnify and resolve depends on kind of illumination and type of lenses used. Compound light microscope permits gross examination of cellular structure and is an attracti... [More]

Chapter-11 Heat by Sharma Suresh K (2014) Edition : 1/e

In this chapter nature, measurement, transfer and effects of heat on matter are discussed by author. He discuss that Heat can be transferred through Conduction, Convection, Radiation and Evaporation. Relative humidity, specific gravity, temperature scales like The Fahrenheit scale and The Celsius scale are also discussed. Healthcare practices are using heat ... [More]

Chapter-11 Macromolecules: Conformation and Structure by Parkash Parveen (1998) Edition : 1/e

The last decade saw an unprecedented progress in the understanding of biological molecules. Know how of three dimensional structure of macromolecules has led to better understanding of their functions in normal state and diseased conditions. Attractive and repulsive forces which operate within primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary chains and help to ma... [More]

Chapter-11 Principle of Electronics by Thayalan K (2007) Edition : 1/e

This chapter reviews about Semiconductor (P-type, N-type, Semiconductor diode, Transistor, Rectifier, LED, LCD and Digital Electronics) and Electronic equipments used in patient care (Digital pulse monitor, Pulse oximeter, Digital thermometer, Defibrillators, Pacemakers, Cardiac fibrillator, Ventilator). Semiconductor, Semiconductor diode, Transistor, Rectif... [More]

Chapter-12 Light by Sharma Suresh K (2014) Edition : 1/e

In this chapter nature of light, laws of reflection and refraction of light are discussed by author with the help of illustrative figures. He also discussed the structure of eye, action of eye, power of accommodation and Defects of the vision like Hypermetropia or long sightedness, Myopia or short sightedness, Presbyopia or far Sightedness and Astigmatism an... [More]

Chapter-13 Pressure and Fluid Mechanics by Sharma Suresh K (2014) Edition : 1/e

This chapter deals about the importance of pressure in human body. It also answers the various questions like: what is atmospheric pressure and its application, what is hydrostatic pressure and application of Pascal’s law, what is osmotic pressure and its applications. It also answers the various methods for measurement of pressure: Arterial pressure, Centra... [More]

Chapter-14 Sound Waves by Sharma Suresh K (2014) Edition : 1/e

This chapter deals with mechanism of propagation of waves, types of waves, types of wave motion, sound waves and some important terms connected with wave motion. It also describes the phenomenon of waves including refraction, reflection, absorption, transmission, diffraction and interference. Wave motion is defined as a kind of disturbance which travels thro... [More]