BIOPHYS 290 - Physics of the Body and Mind
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Biophysics (BIOPHYS)
Department: LSA Biophysics
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/2
Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
PHYSICS 125 or 135 or 140 or 160.
Advisory Prerequisites:
MATH 115 or equivalent AP credits.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course, which employs extensive A/V and CAI material, is intended for students interested in the application of physics to biology, biochemistry, physiology, psychology, genetics, medicine, bioengineering and related life sciences. It provides an introduction to topics in biomechanics, biophysics, and medical physics including biosensors.

BIOPHYS 290 - Physics of the Body and Mind
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 9780944838914
Physics of the body, Author: John R. Cameron, James G. Skofronick, Roderick M. Grant., Publisher: Medical Physics 2nd ed. 1999
ISBN: 0716798972
Biological physics., Author: Philip Nelson ; with the assistance of Marko Radosavljevic and Sarina Bromberg., Publisher: Worth Updated ed 2007
ISBN: 0691138915
Biophysics : searching for principles, Author: William Bialek., Publisher: Princeton University Press 2012
ISBN: 0815344503
Physical biology of the cell, Author: Rob Phillips ; Jane Kondev ; Julie Theriot., Publisher: Garland Science 2. ed. 2012
ISBN: 3540296034
Physics of the human body : with 135 tables, Author: Irving P. Herman., Publisher: Springer 2., corr. 2007
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