Course Information for 4001 - Biotransport/Biomolecular
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Primary Instructor: Richard D. Rabbitt
Credits: 4.0
Semesters Offered:Spring
Frequency Offered:Annual
Prerequisites:Full major status and C or better in MATH 2250: Differential Equations and Linear Algebra, PHYS 2220: Physics for Scientists and Engineers II, and BIOEN 3101: Biosignals
Class Schedule: T,H 12:25pm-1:45pm + M,T,W 2:00pm-5:00pm Lab
Catalog Description: Intermediate level course covering transport phenomena in biological systems using quantitative and mathematical approaches. Topics include compartmental modeling and analysis, electrochemical diffusion, convective transport, biofluid mechanics, wave propagation, and impedance matching. Concepts are applied to physiology and biomedical devices.
Required Texts:None required. Comprehensive notes and completed problem sets posted.
Optional Texts:1) G. Truskey et al. Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems. Pearson Prentice Hall Bioengineering. ISBN-13 798-0-13-156988-1; ISBN-10 0-13-156988-0 2) T.F. Weiss. Cellular Biophysics, Vols. 1 and 2. The MIT Press (March 6, 1996) ISBN-13 978-0262231886
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Course Syllabus:Syllabus_4001.pdf