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Chapter-03 Gravity

BOOK TITLE: Bio-medical Physics for Nurses

Author
1. Thayalan K
ISBN
9788180619908
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10101_3
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2007
Pages
12
Author Affiliations
1. Barnard Institute of Radiology and Oncology, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India, Barnard Institute of Radiology and Oncology, Government General Hospital and Madras Mecidal College, Chennai, India, Barnard Institute of Radiology and oncology, Madras Medical College, Chennai, Dr. Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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This chapter explains about Kinetic theory of matter, Density, Specific gravity, the law of floatation, Hydrometer, Center of gravity, States of Equilibrium (stable, unstable, neutral), Equilibrium of the human body, Law of gravitation, Effects of gravity on human body and Applications of gravity in nursing.

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