Jul 01, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 79 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 79 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL - 450. Comparative Biomechanics


4 credit(s)
The lectures will cover organism structure and function in terms of mechanical principles. The course will focus on biological examples to introduce the basics of fluid and solid mechanics with topics including properties of biological materials, muscle function, and terrestrial, aquatic, and aerial locomotion. The laboratory will provide students with hands on experience using fundamental biomechanical techniques to study both human and other organismal subjects. Lab fee.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 220 ; and either PHYS 110  or PHYS 130  (may be taken concurrently).
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