Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018
Western Main Campus

Medical Biophysics 3336F/G

HUMAN & ANIMAL INTERACTIONS WITH THE PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT


Examination of the physical processes in the environment that affect life, and physical processes in animals and man that enable them to survive. Topics include pressure, temperature, light, gravity, sound, ionizing and nonionizing radiation. Special topics: heat exchange, vision and hearing, altitude and diving, the space environment, and radiation tolerance.

Prerequisite(s): One of Biology 1001A or Biology 1201A and one of Biology 1002B or Biology 1202B; one of Physics 1028A/B, Physics 1301A/B, Physics 1401A/B or Physics 1501A/B, and one of Physics 1029A/B, Physics 1302A/B, Physics 1402A/B or Physics 1502A/B. Typically taken in third year, this course is also open to second-year students with an overall average of at least 70% in first year. Pre-or Corequisite(s): Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B or the former Calculus 1100A/B plus one of Calculus 1301A/B or Calculus 1501A/B, or Applied Mathematics 1413.

Extra Information: Typically taken in third year, this course is also open to second-year students with an overall average of at least 70% in first year. 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: MEDBIO

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