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1 AN INTRODUCTION TO BIOPHYSICS Prof. Dr. Moustafa. M. Mohamed Vice Dean Faculty of Allied Medical Science Pharos University Alexandria Dr. Yasser khedr Basic Science Department Faculty of Physical therapy Pharos University in Alexandria

2 Electricity Within The Body ch1 Cardio Vascular Instrumentation ch2 Heat In Medicine ch3 Ultrasound In Medicine And Biology ch4

3 Laser In Medicine And Biology ch5 Human vision ch5 Nuclear Medicine ch6

4 Date WeekLecture About the biophysics Vacation Ch Ch Ch Ch Ch Ch Revision

5 Date WeekLecture Med term exam Ch Ch Ch Ch Ch Revision **********Final Exam

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7  Link Between Biology Physics BIOPHYSICS

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11 What Are The Applications Of Biophysics? 1. The applications of biophysics depend on society’s needs. 2. In the 20th century, great progress was made in treating disease. Biophysics helped create powerful vaccines against infectious diseases. 3. It described and controlled diseases of metabolism, such as diabetes. 4. Biophysics provided both the tools and the understanding for treating the diseases of growth known as cancers.

12 What Are The Applications Of Biophysics? 5. Biophysical methods are increasingly used to serve everyday needs, from forensic science to bioremediation 6. Biophysics gives us medical imaging technologies including MRI, CAT scans and sonograms for diagnosing diseases. 7. It provides the life-saving treatment methods of kidney dialysis, radiation therapy, cardiac defibrillators, and pacemakers.

13 Why Is Biophysics Important Right Now? 1. Biophysics discovers how to modify microorganisms for biofuel (replacing gasoline and diesel fuel) and bioelectricity (replacing petroleum products and coal for producing electricity). 2. Biophysics discovers the biological cycles of heat, light, water, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, heat, and organisms throughout our planet. 3. Biophysics harnesses microorganisms to clean our water and to produce lifesaving drugs.

14 Instrumentation AND Biophysical Methods. Measuring systems are used to provide quantitative information about parameters of biological importance. Such parameters may include bio potentials from muscles, neurons, eye, heart or brain, blood pressure or muscle forces. The signal may take different forms, such as being mechanical or electrical.. Electrical signals are the most popular and they have to be well treated so as to eliminate unwanted signals and amplified to be displayed

15 Examples of Electric Signals Electrical potentials of nerves. Electrical signals from muscles the electro- myogram. Electrical signal from the heart the electro- cardiogram. Electrical signal from the brain the electro- encephalogram. Electrical signal from the eye the electro- retinogram and the electro oculogram.

16 Cardiovascular Instrumentation Bio potentials of the heart. Electrodes. Amplifiers. Patient monitoring. Defibrillators. Pacemakers.

17 Applications Of Electricity And Magnetism In Medicine Electrical shock. High frequency electricity in medicine. Low frequency electricity and magnetism in medicine. Current research involving electricity applied in the body.

18 Sound In Medicine General properties of the sound. The body as a drum (percussion in medicine). Ultrasound pictures of the body. Ultrasound measure motion. Physiological effects of ultrasound in therapy. The production of speech (phonation).

19 Physics Of Ear And Hearing The outer ear. The middle ear. The inner ear. Sensitivity of the ears. Testing your hearing. Deafness and hearing aids.

20 Light In Medicine Measurement of light and its units. Applications of visible light in medicine. Applications of ultraviolet and infrared light in medicine. Laser in medicine. Application of microscopes in medicine.

21 Physics Of Eyes And Vision Focusing elements of eye. Diffraction effects on the eye. Defective vision and its correction. Color vision and chromatic aberration. Instruments used in ophthalmology.

22 Physics Of Diagnostic X-ray Production of X-ray beam. How X-ray are absorbed. Making an X-ray image. Radiation to patient from X-rays. X-ray slices of the body.

23 Physics Of Radiation Therapy: The dose units used in radiotherapy are the rad and gray. Principles of radiation therapy. A short course in radiotherapy treatment planning. Megavoltage therapy.

24 Heat And Cold In Medicine Physical basis of heat and temperature. Thermometry and temperature scales. Thermography mapping the body’s temperature. Heat therapy. Use of cold in medicine. Cryosurgery.

25 Dr : Yasser Ibrahim Khedr Lecturer Assistant : Bohaysa Salem Basic Science Department Faculty of Physical therapy Pharos University in Alexandria

26 Basic Electric Circuit Concepts What is electricity? Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and flow of electric charge. cellswitch lamp wires

27 Electric charge There are two types of electric charges – positive and negative. Ion is an atom that has lost one or more electrons, giving it a net positive charge ( Cation ) Example : Sodium, Calcium, Potassium, and Magnesium or that has gained one or more electrons, giving it a net negative charge ( Anion ). Example : Chloride, Sulfate, Phosphate, Bicarbonate

28 Movement or flow of electrically charged particles, typically measured in amperes. The unit of current is the ampere (A). 1 ampere = 1 coulomb/second 3 Basic Electric Circuit Concepts Current

29 Voltage a force that pushes the current through the circuit. Suppose one coulomb of charge is located at point b and one joule of energy is required to move the charge to point a. Then we say that V ab = 1 volt = 1 joule/coulomb = 1 Newton.meter/coulomb. 5 Basic Electric Circuit Concepts

30 Friction that impedes flow of current through the circuit (rocks in the river) Ohm’s Law I = Current (Amperes) (amps) V = Voltage (Volts) R = Resistance (ohms) Resistance: Basic Electric Circuit Concepts

31  The resistance varies directly with length and inversely with width (or cross-sectional area)  Short, thick wire  small resistance  Long, skinny wire  large resistance  = Resistivity σ = Conductivity

32  We can find the resistance of a component by measuring  voltage across the component using a voltmeter  current through the component using an ammeter

33  or we can measure it directly using an ohmmeter Ω

34 Solution A=Pi r 2 r= R=5.0 x10 -7 x 5/(Pi x ) R=31 Ω Example 1:

35 A wire of uniform diameter 0.28 mm and length a.50m has a resistance of 45 Calculate 1- its resistivity 2- the length of wire that has a resistance of 1.0 Example 2:

36  Series circuit  All in a row  1 path for electricity  1 light goes out and the circuit is broken  Parallel circuit  Many paths for electricity  1 light goes out and the others stay on

37 What is the relationship between the three currents? What type of circuit is this? The current is the same at each point.

38 What is the relationship between the four voltages? They add to equal the supply voltage. How do you find total resistance in series? Add each resistance together.

39 What type of circuit is this? What is the relationship between the four currents? The four currents add to give the total current. What is the relationship between the four voltages? Each voltage is equal to the supply voltage.

40 The resistance in parallel?

41  Solution  In series =2+5+7 =14 Ω In parallel =1/2 +1/5 +1/7 =1.2 Ω

42  A basic capacitor has two parallel plates separated by an insulating material  A capacitor stores an electrical charge between the two plates  The unit of capacitance is Farads (F)  Capacitance values are normally smaller, such as µF, nF or pF

43  Basic capacitor construction Dielectric material Plate 1 Plate 2 The dielectric material is an insulator therefore no current flows through the capacitor

44 Storing a charge between the plates  Electrons on the left plate are attracted toward the positive terminal of the voltage source  This leaves an excess of positively charged holes  The electrons are pushed toward the right plate  Excess electrons leave a negative charge

45 A charged parallel plate capacitor. Q = C V where C = ɛ o A / d for a parallel plate capacitor, where ɛ o is the permittivity of the insulating material (dielectric) between plates. The unit of capacitance is called the Farad (F).

46 1 / C T = 1 / C / C Two capacitors in series and the equivalent capacitor. V = V 1 + V 2 and Q = C V

47 C T = C 1 + C 2 Two capacitors in parallel and the equivalent capacitor. Q = Q 1 + Q 2 and Q = C V

48 Two capacitors, C 1 = 5.00 µF and C 2 = 12.0 µF, are connected in parallel What is the equivalent capacitance of the combination?

49 Reference Text books First – Title: Physics in Biology and Medicine, – Author: Paul Davidovits Second – Title: Medical Physics – Author: Martin Hollins Third – Title: Medical Physics – Author: John R. Cameron and James G. Shofronck Fourth – Title: General Physics – Morton M. Sternheim and Joseph W. Kane


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