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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 2.673J (Fall 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Biological Engineering II: Instrumentation and Measurement 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Biological Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Scott Manalis
    Prof. Peter So
    Mr. Maxim Shusteff 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 20.309 / 2.673J Biological Engineering II: Instrumentation and Measurement

    Fall 2006

    Course Highlights

    This course features extensive manuals for the labs, and a video tutorial on using the Atomic Force Microscope in the tools section.

    Course Description

    This course covers sensing and measurement for quantitative molecular/cell/tissue analysis, in terms of genetic, biochemical, and biophysical properties. Methods include light and fluorescence microscopies; electro-mechanical probes such as atomic force microscopy, laser and magnetic traps, and MEMS devices; and the application of statistics, probability and noise analysis to experimental data. Enrollment preference is given to juniors and seniors.

    Special Features

    Technical Requirements

    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .zip, .avi, .m, .mp4 and .rm.


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