Introduction to biological physics for the health and life by Kirsten Franklin, Paul Muir, Terry Scott, Lara Wilcocks,

By Kirsten Franklin, Paul Muir, Terry Scott, Lara Wilcocks, Paul Yates

This booklet goals to demystify basic biophysics for college students within the health and wellbeing and biosciences required to review physics and to appreciate the mechanistic behaviour of biosystems. The textual content is easily supplemented through labored conceptual examples that would represent the most resource for the scholars, whereas combining conceptual examples and perform issues of extra quantitative examples and up to date technological advances

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Whether or not a system is stable can be determined using the following rule: Key concept: In general, static stability occurs when the vertical line through the object’s centre of gravity passes through its base of support. The base of support of an object is the area in contact with the supporting surface. 10 illustrates this principle. The object on the left is stable, and the middle object will fall back to this stable position as its centre of gravity lies over its base, but the object on the right will tip over as its centre of gravity falls past its base.

The gravitational force between the Earth and the Moon, the downward contact force a block exerts on a surface and the upwards support force the surface exerts on the block, and a person pushing against a wall. gravitational force exerted by the Earth – this is source of the acceleration due to gravity. These equal and opposite forces exist whether the object under discussion is in free fall toward the Earth or is sitting on a set of bathroom scales being weighed; in both of these cases the action–reaction pair is the force of the Earth on the object and the force of the object on the Earth.

Thus, in calculations we are able to look at the behaviour of the horizontal components of the force, acceleration, velocity and displacement, and then the vertical components of these vectors. Once we have completed these separate calculations we can combine the components of the relevant vector quantities to find the total force, velocity or acceleration. Newton’s Third Law Key concept: For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Newton’s third law states that forces come in pairs – for every force that is applied to a body, there is a force applied by that body.

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