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HST 542
Quantitative Systems Physiology: Organ Transport Systems

Term: Spring

Course Director(s): Roger Greenwood Mark
Time:
Lecture: TR 9:30-11; Recitation: F 1 or 2
Location:
Lecture: 32-124; Rec: E25-117
Course Website:
None
Prerequisite:
18.03, Physics II (GIR), or permission of instructor
Restrictions:
None
MIT Units:
4-2-6 (N-Level Credit )
Harvard Units:
N/A
Application of the principles of energy and mass flow to major human organ systems. Anatomical, physiological and clinical features of the cardiovascular, respiratory and renal systems. Mechanisms of regulation and homeostasis. Systems, features and devices that are most illuminated by the methods of physical sciences and engineering models. Required laboratory work includes animal studies. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.