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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 20.410J (Spring 2003) 
  • Course Title:
  • Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Biomechanics (BE.410J) 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Biological Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Roger Kamm
    Prof. Patrick Doyle
    Maxine Jonas 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 20.410J / 2.798J / 6.524J / 10.537 Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Biomechanics (BE.410J)



    Spring 2003




    Course Highlights


    This course features an extensive set of lecture materials, including both slides and companion notes.


    Course Description


    This course develops and applies scaling laws and the methods of continuum mechanics to biomechanical phenomena over a range of length scales. Topics include: structure of tissues and the molecular basis for macroscopic properties; chemical and electrical effects on mechanical behavior; cell mechanics, motility and adhesion; biomembranes; biomolecular mechanics and molecular motors. Experimental methods for probing structures at the tissue, cellular, and molecular levels will also be investigated.

    This course was originally co-developed by Professors Alan Grodzinsky, Roger Kamm, and L. Mahadevan.

     

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