HST.542J | Spring 2004 | Undergraduate

Quantitative Physiology: Organ Transport Systems


The following course notes were written by Dr. Roger Mark. These serve as the primary reading material for this course. Any references referred to within each set of notes are listed at the end of the file.

Listed below are also relevant sections from the course textbook: Costanzo, Linda S. Physiology. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders, 2002. ISBN: 9780721695495.

Lec 1 Introduction and Case Presentation (PDF)
Lec 2-4 _Lecture 2

_Cardiovascular Physiology 1: Models of the Peripheral Circulation

_Lecture 3

_Cardiovascular Physiology 2: The Heart as a Pump

_Lecture 4

_Cardiovascular Physiology 3: Modeling the Intact System

Introduction: The Functional Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System (PDF)

Cardiovascular Mechanics I, II, III (PDF - 1.9 MB)

Costanzo, pp. 101-115, 126-139, 139-144.

Lec 5-6 _Lecture 5

_Cardiovascular Physiology 4: Electrophysiology of Myocardial Cells

_Lecture 6

_Cardiovascular Physiology 5: The Physical Basis of Electrocardiography


Costanzo, pp. 115-126.

Lec 7 Cardiovascular Physiology 6: Clinical Electrocardiography and Arrhythmias (PDF - 1.6 MB)
Lec 8-9 Cardiovascular Physiology 7: Control and Integration in the Cardiovascular System (PDF - 1.9 MB)

Costanzo, pp. 144-166.

Lec 10-14

Physiological Fluid Mechanics (PDF)
Lec 15-19 Respiratory Physiology  
Lec 20-23 Renal Physiology (PDF - 1.5 MB)

Costanzo, chapters 6, 7.

Lec 24-25 Case Study - Integration