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PHYS 3103 - Introduction to Biophysics

Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hour(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Lecture
Tutorial Hour(s): 1.5

The aim of this course is to apply concepts and laws of physics to the study and understanding of living systems. As shown in the course outline, the topics that will be covered are biomechanics of bone and muscle, hemodynamics, diffusion and osmosis, physics of respiration and cough, heat regulation mechanisms, electro-reception and conduction of impulses along the nervous system, magnetic sense, and the physics of vision and hearing.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 1202  and BIOL 1202 , both with grades of C- or higher. 
Note: PHYS 3103 and BIOL 3103  are identical courses. Only one of these courses will count towards GPA calculation and graduation. 

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