Biofísica - Biologia - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 1 / 2º Semestre
Plan: 2015/16
Scientific Area: FIS
Level: Básico

Semestral Hour Load

Theorical: 24.00
Theorical-Pratical: 24.00
Pratical and Laboratorial: 24.00


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Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Biologia (regime pós-laboral) - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2011/12
Biologia - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2015/16

Teaching Staff

Jorge Mariano Fernandes Gouveia
Jorge Mariano Fernandes Gouveia

Ensino prático e laboratorial
José Gabriel Lira Gomes
José Gabriel Lira Gomes

Responsável pelas Pautas
Ensino teórico
Ensino teórico-prático

Course Information

Course Objectivs

1 To grasp basic principles of various Physics study fields.

2 To develop the ability to construct and explore physical models.

3 To measure physical quantities.

4 To establish a connection between Physics and Biology by using as examples physical phenomena that occur in living beings.

5 To analize data by means of calculations and graphical representation.

Evaluation Criteria

Classification Type: Quantitative (0-20)
Evaluation Model: B
Evaluation Methodology: T and TP components: 3 written tests. All three without aid materials and calculators. In the examination period 1, 2 or 3 out of the 3 tests can be improved. Lab component: 2 lab tests. In the examination period 1 of the tests can be improved.

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Main Bibliography

P. Davidovits (2008). Physics in Biology and Medicine. Academic Press.
E. Okuno, I. L. Caldas, C. Chow (1982). Física para ciências biológicas e biomédicas. Harbra.
L. Salgueiro, J. G. Ferreira (1991). Introdução à Biofísica. Gulbenkian.

Other Biographical Sources / Support Documents

Dias de Deus J. et al (2000). Introdução à física. McGraw-Hill.
R. Resnick, D. Halliday, K. S. Krane (1996). Física vols. 1, 2, 3 e 4. LTC.
M. Alonso, E. J. Finn (2001). Física - um curso universitário vols. 1 e 2. Edgard Blücher.

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