Physics for the Life Sciences (PHYS 117.3)

Recent/Current Offerings

Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
PHYS 117 01 January 2017 Yansun Yao (primary instructor)
PHYS 117 02 January 2017 Brian Zulkoskey (primary instructor)
 
PHYS 117 01 May 2016 Sandeep Litt (primary instructor)
 
PHYS 117 01 January 2016 Yansun Yao (primary instructor)
PHYS 117 02 January 2016 Brian Zulkoskey (primary instructor)
PHYS 117 C16 January 2016 Amir Farahani (primary instructor)

Description

Introduces students to aspects of physics which are of particular relevance for the health and life sciences. This course can be used as the second part of an introduction to physics. Topics include fluid mechanics, oscillations and waves, thermal physics, optics, quantum physics, and nuclear physics. Emphasis is placed on bio-medical applications of physics.

Prerequisite(s)

PHYS 115.

Note

Students with credit for PHYS 111 or 121 may not take this course for credit. Students may only obtain credit for one of PHYS 117 or PHYS 125.

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