Participants in the course will use the basic principles of fluid and solid mechanics, optics, vibration, and electromagnetic fields to analyze the morphology and function of organisms or parts of organisms. Topics will include vision, transparency, navigating and communicating with sound, circulatory systems, swimming and flying, and the mechanical properties of biomaterials and biological structures. The lab will focus on research projects related to biomaterial, structures, and movement. Prerequisites: BIO220 and permission of instructor.
Corequisites: PHY111 or PHY112. [Counts as Area 1 for BFN and Area 2 for BFA.]
Prerequisites: BIO220 and permission of instructor. Corequisites: PHY111 or PHY112