20.310J | Spring 2015 | Undergraduate

Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue Biomechanics

Course Description

This course develops and applies scaling laws and the methods of continuum and statistical mechanics to biomechanical phenomena over a range of length scales, from molecular to cellular to tissue or organ level.
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Three figures, one of a biomolecule, a cell, and a tissue.
This course covers biomechanics at the molecular (right), cellular (center), and tissue (right) scales. (Right: Courtesy of Elsevier, Inc. http://www.sciencedirect.com. Center: In the public domain. Left: Courtesy of Ernst B. Hunziker. Used with permission.)