Introduction to the principles of physics and engineering applied to biological problems. Topics include the architecture of biological cells, molecular motion, entropic forces, enzymes and molecular machines, and nerve impulses. Enrollment is limited to 20 students.
CHEM 5, PHYS 13 and PHYS 14 (or equivalent). PHYS 14 (or equivalent) may
be taken concurrently. Students with strong quantitative skills who have taken PHYS 3 and
PHYS 4 can enroll with permission of the instructor.
Cross Listed Courses