May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

CHM 3570 - Biophysical Chemistry

Credits: 4
This course presents the foundations and biological applications of thermodynamics and kinetics appropriate for a chemistry or biochemistry major. The topics covered include the first and second laws of thermodynamics, phase equilibria, chemical equilibrium, ion and electron transport, rates of reactions, accounting for rate laws and complex biochemical processes such as transport across membranes, enzyme kinetics and electron transfer in biological systems. Laboratory experiments supplement the lecture material.
Prerequisite(s): CHM 2220 , PHY 2212 , and MTH 1218 .
Fulfills: W in LS Core
When Offered: Every fall semester.
Three hours of lecture and one three-hour laboratory per week.