CHE 339P CHE 339P. Introduction to Biological Physics. 3 Hours.
Diffusion, dissipation, and driving forces in cellular processes. Locomotion of bacteria, basic modeling of biomolecular folding and binding events, osmotic flows, and self-assembly in cells. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Chemical Engineering 339P and 379 (Topic: Molecular Driving Force in Biology) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Chemical Engineering 319 (or 353), 322, and 253K with a grade of at least C- in each, or consent of the department.