Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue Biomechanics

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. Center: In the public domain. Left: Courtesy of Ernst B. Hunziker. Used with permission.)


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20.310J / 3.053J / 6.024J / 2.797J

As Taught In

Spring 2015



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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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Roger Kamm, and Alan Grodzinsky. 20.310J Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue Biomechanics. Spring 2015. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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