ENGS 30: Biological Physics

Offered

15S: 12
Blencowe

16S: 12
Blencowe

Prerequisites

CHEM 5, PHYS 13 and 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.

Dist

SCI

Identical to PHYS 30

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.