Apr 22, 2024  
Course Catalog 2021-2022 
Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 330 - Comparative Biomechanics

We will explore organismal form and function by examining some of the basic physical principles that guide structure and how these organisms interact with the environment. We will study the impact of size on biological systems, address the implications of solid and fluid mechanics for organismal design, learn fundamental principles of animal locomotion, and survey biomechanical approaches. Understanding the mechanics of biological organisms can help us gain insight into their behavior, ecology and evolution.

BIO 244  or BIO 255  or Permission of Instructor

Credits 1

A lab section must be selected with lecture.

Phy 170 or Phy 180 highly recommended.

Natural Science

Natural Science

Compass Attributes
Natural Science