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PHYS 178 KS - Biophysics


An examination of biological systems from the point of view of classical physics, including mechanics, thermodynamics, and electromagnetism. Topics may include molecular diffusion, low-Reynolds number hydrodynamics, cooperative transitions in biomolecules, the mechanism of nerve impulses, the physics of vision and hearing, and principles of medical imaging and radiation therapy.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 043L , or BIOL 040L , or BIOL042L KS ; CHEM 014L  and CHEM 015L , or CHEM 040L  and CHEM 015L , or  CHEM 029L , or CHEM042L KS ; and PHYS 030L , PHYS 031L  or PHYS 033L , PHYS 034L , or permission of instructor.
Course Credit: 1.0
Offered: Every other spring


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