Academic Calendar - 2020 ARCHIVE

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Medical Biophysics 3330F/G


The mechanical properties of biological structures and fluids in relation to function: deformability, strength, and visco-elasticity of hard and soft tissues, modes of loading and failure. Special topics include mechanics of synovial joints, mechanics of hearing, and mechanics of orthopedic implants and joint replacement.

Prerequisite(s): One of Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Applied Mathematics 1413; 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.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory/tutorial hours.

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

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