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CHEE 561 Introduction to Soft Tissue Biophysics (3 credits)

Offered by: Chemical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

Chemical Engineering : Soft tissue structure and function: tissue, cell, and molecular scales. Interstitial solute transport, modeling effective transport properties (diffusivity, partitioning). Poroelastic mechanics, modeling of mechanical properties (modulus, permeability). The electrical double layer, electrostatic component of modulus, modeling electrokinetic phenomena (streaming potential, electroosmosis). Applications: biomechanics, mechanobiology, tissue engineering, functional assessment, biomedical entrepreneurship.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Thomas Quinn (Fall)

  • (3-1-5)
  • Prerequisite: CHEE 315 or permission of the instructor