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Biothermodynamics - NMMO531
Title: Biotermodynamika
Guaranteed by: Mathematical Institute of Charles University (32-MUUK)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 5
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/2, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: not taught
Language: Czech, English
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: prof. Ing. František Maršík, DrSc.
Class: M Mgr. MOD
M Mgr. MOD > Povinně volitelné
Classification: Mathematics > Mathematical Modeling in Physics
Incompatibility : NMOD036
Interchangeability : NMOD036
Is interchangeable with: NMOD036
Annotation -
Last update: Mgr. Dalibor Šmíd, Ph.D. (11.06.2021)
The subject is not taught from 2021/2022. It is replaced by NMMO543 Biotermodynamics.
Course completion requirements -
Last update: Mgr. Dalibor Šmíd, Ph.D. (13.06.2019)

Oral examination. To take the exam students have to obtain the credit first.

Literature - Czech
Last update: doc. Mgr. Petr Kaplický, Ph.D. (09.06.2015)

[1] Alberts B.,Bray D. a kol:Základy buněčné biologie, Espero Publishing, Ústí nad Labem 2001

[2] Valenta J.a kol. Biomechanika, Academia 1985

[3] Maršík F, Dvořák I. :Biotermodynamika, Academia 1998

[4] Kodíček M. Karpenko V.: Biofyzikální chemie Academia 2000

Syllabus -
Last update: T_MUUK (14.05.2013)
  • The limits of the application of some thermodynamic quantities (e.g. temperature, entropy, chemical potential) to the living systems and their compartments, e.g. membranes, cells, muscles, bones, etc.
  • Balance laws of mass, momentum, electrical and magnetic induction, energy and entropy.
  • Chemical kinetics and chemical thermodynamics.
  • Non-equilibrium thermodynamics, Prigogin's principle of the minimum entropy production.
  • Structure and function of biological cells, membrane transport. Electrical activity of neural and muscle cells -Hodgkin-Huxley model. FitzHugh-Nagumo model of excited tissue.
  • Biological oscillations, thermodynamic aspects of biological evolution.
  • Bone remodeling, hemodynamics of the human cardiovascular system.

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