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Biophysics 1 - PHYS2410
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 3
EFTSL: 0.06250 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: PHYS1002 or PHYS1022 or PHYS1111 or PHYS1201 or PHYS1221 or PHYS1231 or PHYS1241
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 5 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Dynamics and physiology of fluids. Physics of vision and hearing. Electrochemical potential. Membrane impedance, origin of membrane potentials. Generation and propagation of the nerve impulse. Electrosensing. Biomechanics, scaling theory.

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