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

As taught in: Fall 2005

Figure showing energy levels in a 4-bead polymer.

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

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Prof. Kim Hamad-Schifferli

Prof. Linda Griffith

Prof. Moungi Bawendi

Prof. Robert Field

Course Features

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.