20.330[J] Fields, Forces and Flows in Biological Systems


Class Info

Introduction to electric fields, fluid flows, transport phenomena and their application to biological systems. Flux and continuity laws, Maxwell's equations, electro-quasistatics, electro-chemical-mechanical driving forces, conservation of mass and momentum, Navier-Stokes flows, and electrokinetics. Applications include biomolecular transport in tissues, electrophoresis, and microfluidics.

This class has 2.005, 6.021, and 20.309 as prerequisites.

20.330[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by S. Manalis.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 4-163.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Fields, Forces and Flows in Biological Systems site or on the 20.330[J] Stellar site.

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