BIEN 300 Thermodynamics in Bioengineering (3 credits)

Offered by: Bioengineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

BIEN : Fundamental concepts of Thermodynamics: Internal Energy, Work, The three Laws of Thermodynamics, Enthalpy, and Entropy. Basic concepts of energy in living organisms: distribution of energy, energy conservation in living organisms, isothermal systems, Gibbs free energy in chemical coupling, reversible processes and redox reactions. Application of Thermodynamics in defining biological processes and components such as hydrolysis, osmosis, ELISA, PCR, DNA, amino acids, proteins.

Terms: Winter 2019

Instructors: Mahshid, Sara; Nicolau, Dan; Mirbagheri, Marziye (Winter)

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  • Prerequisite(s): CHEM 120, MATH 262

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken or are taking BREE 301.