PHY231H1: Physics of Living Systems
|Year of Study||2nd year|
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24l: MW2, Room: MP408
18P: F1-3, Room: MP222
An introductory course for students interested in understanding the physical phenomena occurring in biological systems and the applications of physics in life sciences. Topics may include physical processes inside living cells and systems; medical physics and imaging.
|BR=5 , DR=SCI|
Intermediate Physics for Medicine and Biology, 4th edition by R.K. Hobbie, B.J. Roth (Springer 2007).
Topics will include: Forces and flows in human body, transport processes, impulses in nerve and muscle cells. Mechanics, Dimensional analysis, Basic thermodynamics, Diffusion, Fluids, Electric phenomena