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PHYS516

Computational Biophysics

A lecture and computer-laboratory paper on the computational methods used in neuroscience and biophysics. Topics include linear and non-linear differential equations, Euler and Runge-Kutta integration methods, limit cycles, action potential generation, hysteresis and memory in simple neural systems, stability, noise simulation, root finding. The programming language used is MATLAB.

Computational Biophysics - PHYS516 (2017)

PHYS516 - 17A (HAM)

30.0 Points

A lecture and computer-laboratory paper on the computational methods used in neuroscience and biophysics. Topics include linear and non-linear differential equations, Euler and Runge-Kutta integration methods, limit cycles, action potential generation, hysteresis and memory in simple neural systems, stability, noise simulation, root finding. The programming language used is MATLAB.

Prerequisite(s): any one of PHYS201, PHYS202, ENEL284 or ENEL285, and any two of MATH251, MATH253, MATH255, ENGG283, ENGG284, ENGG285 or ENGG287

Restriction(s): PHYS315

Internal assessment/examination ratio: 1:0

Note: This paper will only be offered if there are sufficient student numbers.

Timetabled Lectures for PHYS516

Day StartEndRoomDates
Mon12:00 PM1:00 PMI.1.08Feb 27 - Jun 4
Wed12:00 PM1:00 PMJ.2.18Feb 27 - Jun 4

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
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Indicative Fees for PHYS516

Occurrence Domestic International
 Tuition Resource 
17A (HAM) $1982 $0 $8271
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Paper Outlines for PHYS516

The following 2016 paper outlines are available for PHYS516. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2017 outlines.

Paper details current as of: 11 April 2017 4:51pm
Indicative fees current as of: 28 April 2017 4:30am