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    McMaster University
  Jan 18, 2018
Undergraduate Calendar 2017-2018
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BIOPHYS 1S03 - Biophysics of Movement and the Senses: From Microbes to Moose

3 unit(s)

A conceptual course, based on and requiring Grade 12 Physics. Applications to biological systems exploring the interdisciplinary field of biophysics. Topics include: Sound, Hearing and Echolocation, Optics of Vision, Animal Locomotion, Thermal Motion of Molecules, Heat and Heat Flow in biological systems, Fluid Dynamics. Intended for students in Life Science I, Chemical and Physical Sciences I, and those interested in physical aspects of biology.
Three lectures; one term
Prerequisite(s): Grade 12 Physics U or credit or registration in one of PHYSICS 1A03 , 1L03; and credit or registration in one of MATH 1A03 , 1LS3 , 1X03 , 1ZA3 ; or ISCI 1A24 A/B  

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