Prof. Jose Venegas
Prof. Roger Mark
MIT Course Number
HST.542J / 2.792J / 20.371J / 6.022J
As Taught In
This course elaborates on the application of the principles of energy and mass flow to major human organ systems. It discusses mechanisms of regulation and homeostasis. It also discusses anatomical, physiological, and pathophysiological features of the cardiovascular, respiratory, and renal systems. There is emphasis on those systems, features, and devices that are most illuminated by the methods of physical sciences.