Biology for Engineers: Informing Engineering Decisions

Biology from an engineering perspective. Emphasis on biological processes that inform engineering decisions. Topics include: environmental chemicals, biological command and control, nanostructures, e-waste, biology and engineered materials, organo- toxins, metaltoxins, nanotoxins, biofouling, biomemetics, biological glues, biocorrosion, biodegradation, bioremediation, biological resistance, and biological virulence. Environmental and human health policy. (Given at Beaufort.) Prerequisite: introductory chemistry. One course.

Course Number: 
BIOLOGY275A
Course Level: 
200-299
Curriculum Codes: 
Crosslisting Numbers: 
ENVIRON271A
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