20.110J / 5.601J / 2.772J Thermodynamics of Biomolecular Systems

Fall 2005

Energy levels of different conformations of 4 bead polymer

Energy levels of the different conformations of a 4 bead polymer. (Image by Kim Hamad-Schifferli and MIT OCW.)

Course Highlights

This course features a complete set of lecture notes, exams, and assignments.

Course Description

This subject deals primarily with equilibrium properties of macroscopic and microscopic systems, basic thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium of reactions in gas and solution phase, and macromolecular interactions.
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Staff

Instructors:
Prof. Moungi Bawendi
Prof. Robert Field
Prof. Linda Griffith
Prof. Kim Hamad-Schifferli

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Three sessions / week
1 hour / session

Recitations:
Two sessions / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate