University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

76-107 Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences I S,F,W(3-3)

Physics of matter and energy at the macroscopic and microscopic levels, with special emphasis on topics of importance to biology. Topics include properties of waves, acoustics and hearing, optical systems and vision, quantum nature of radiation and its interaction with biomolecules, electricity, high energy radiation and radiation damage.

Prerequisites: (OAC Physics or 76-102) and OAC Mathematics.
Exclusions: 76-113.

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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