NS2015: Biophysics, Physiology and Metabolism


Biophysics, Physiology and Metabolism

Credits: 15

Length: 5 weeks

Module Synopsis:

Biophysics, Physiology and Metabolism covers topics from the fields of biophysics and physiology - you will research in depth the structure and function of some of the systems of the human body from biological, biochemical and physical perspectives.


Learning Objectives:

  • Form and Function
  • Locomotion
  • Molecular Motors
  • Homeostasis
  • Circulation
  • Gas Exchange
  • Thermodynamics of Biological Systems
  • Mitochondria
  • Metabolism
  • Carbohydrates and Fats
  • Citric Acid Cycle
  • Glycolysis and Gluconeogenesis
  • Glycogen Metabolism
  • Oxidative Phosphorylation
  • Centre of Mass
  • Conservation of Momentum and Static Equilibrium
  • Angular Velocity and Acceleration
  • Torque and Inertia
  • Rotational Kinetic Energy
  • Simple and Physical/Compound Pendulums
  • Elastic Material Properties
  • Fluids and Viscous Flow
  • Transfer of Thermal Energy
  • Diffusion

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