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

Prereq: Physics II (GIR); 2.005, 6.021[J], or permission of instructor, Coreq: 20.309[J]
U (Spring)
12 Units

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.

J. Han, S. Manalis

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Same subject as 2.793[J], 6.023[J]