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Dr. Chris Ellis
Dr. C.G. Ellis
Chris.Ellis@schulich.uwo.ca

Medical Biophysics 3507G
Analysis of Oxygen Transport in Biological Systems


The application of physics and mathematics for modeling oxygen transport. Emphasis on problem solving and simple MATLAB computer models for enhancing the students' interpretation of analytical solutions. Topics include the Krogh-Erlang capillary model, microvascular blood flow, oxygen diffusion in thin tissues and tumors, and finite difference models in unsteady-state systems.

Course Objectives and Outline


Antirequisite(s): The former Medical Biophysics 3303E.

Prerequisite(s): One of Calculus 1000A/B or 1100A/B plus one of Calculus 1301A/B or 1501A/B, or Applied Mathematics 1413; one of Physics 1028A/B, 1301A/B, 1401A/B or 1501A/B, and one of Physics 1029A/B, 1302A/B, 1402A/B or 1502A/B, or one of the former Physics 1020, 1024 or 1026.
 
Extra Information: Although typically taken in third year, this course is available to second-year students with an overall average of at least 70% in first year.
2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory/tutorial hours, 0.5 course.

 

 

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