Halliday, Resnick and Walker FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS 6/e
Chapter Twenty Six: Capacitance

EKG Tutorial Part I

from The Hippocrates Project at the New York University School of Medicine.


A sophisticated shockwave tutorial describing how electrical depolarization and repolarization of heart tissue drives the heart and is recorded on a standard Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). Professor Sayegh, Physics Department, University of Michigan also has a site which explains some of the physics of an EKG.

The Hippocrates site contains other multimedia medical tutorials available to the public.

Comments, corrections and suggestions to Dan MacIsaac

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