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PHY231H1
Physics of Living Systems

Official description

An introductory course for students interested in understanding the physical phenomena occurring in biological systems and the applications of physical models in the life sciences.  The focus will be on cellular biophysics and include the topics of biological imaging, physical chemistry, thermodynamics, and statistical mechanics.

Prerequisite
PHY132H1/152H1, (MAT135H1,MAT136H1)/137Y1/157Y1
Co-requisite
n.a.
Exclusion
PHY238Y1
Recommended preparation
BIO130H1
Breadth requirement
BR=5
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI
course title
PHY231H1
session
winter
year of study
2nd year
time and location
24L: LEC0101: MW1, Room: MP 408, In Person LEC9101: MW1, Online Synchronous 18P: PRA0101: F1-3, Room: MP 257, In Person PRA9101: F1-3, Online Synchronous At this time, the University has not made a final decision about course delivery for the Winter 2021 term. The Faculty of Arts & Science will be updating Winter term course delivery information based on public health guidelines.
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Delivery Methods

In Person

A course is considered In Person if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities.*.

* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
A course is considered Online Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams.
Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.