Statistical Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Undergraduate Thermodynamics Class
'Statistical Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems' is an introductory statistical thermodynamics course that is featured online through MIT's OpenCourseWare project. It is one of the core lecture courses available to students earning Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering degrees from MIT. 'Statistical Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems' introduces students to key topics relating to biological systems and associated physical chemistry.
Statistical Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems: Course Specifics
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Statistical Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems: Course Description
Professors Linda Griffith and Kim HamadSchifferli designed this lecturebased statistical thermodynamics course. Undergraduate students who are pursing B.S. (Bachelor of Science) degrees in MIT's Biological Engineering Department take 'Statistical Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems'. The course introduces topics like chemical potentials, solvation and binding cooperativities. 'Statistical Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems' OpenCourseWare includes problem sets using protein structure, biomaterials, biomechanics of single molecules and genomic analysis as examples. 'Statistical Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems' OpenCourseWare also includes access to computer simulations of DNA replication.
In addition to computer simulations, assignments and exams, 'Statistical Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems' OpenCourseWare users can also access a list of the course readings. More information about this exciting undergraduate biological engineering class from MIT can be found at the statistical thermodynamics course page.
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