Book Title: Body Physics: Motion to Metabolism

Author: Lawrence Davis

Book Description: Body Physics sticks to the basic functioning of the human body, from motion to metabolism, as a common theme through which fundamental physics topics are introduced. Related practice, reinforcement and Lab activities are included. See the front matter for more details. Additional supplementary material, activities, and information can be found at: https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/bpsupmat/

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Body Physics sticks to the basic functioning of the human body, from motion to metabolism, as a common theme through which fundamental physics topics are introduced. Related practice, reinforcement and Lab activities are included. See the front matter for more details. Additional supplementary material, activities, and information can be found at: https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/bpsupmat/.  Specific topics covered in Body Physics are:  scientific process, units, uncertainty, mass, density, weight, buoyant force, equilibrium, center of gravity, normal force, friction, torque, levers, mechanical advantage, tension, motion, impulse, momentum, the laws of motion, strength and elasticity of materials, work, kinetic and potential energy, power, thermal energy the first law of thermodynamics, efficiency, heat, entropy, and 2nd law of thermodynamics.

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Lawrence Davis

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Title
Body Physics: Motion to Metabolism
Author
Lawrence Davis
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Primary Subject
Physics
Additional Subject(s)
Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics, human kinetics