Applied Science

NOTE: See the beginning of Section H for abbreviations, course numbers and coding.

APSC2023A Survey of 19th and 20th Century Physics3 ch (3C)

An introduction to ideas developed in Physics over the last two centuries. Topics will be drawn from Thermodynamics, Geometric and Physical Optics, Relativity, Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Physics. 

Prerequisites: PHYS 1081 or equivalent, MATH 1013 or MATH 1063

APSC2028Survey of 19th and 20th Century Physics Laboratory2 ch (3L)

A series of laboratory exercises illustrating the ideas central to the development of Physics over the last two centuries. 

Co-requisite: APSC 2023. 

APSC3953Basis of Biomedical Engineering3 ch

This course introduces the general aspects of Biomedical Engineering, which is the application of engineering principles to study biology, medicine, behaviour and health. A number of areas are covered by this broad topic, including anatomy, muscle physiology, biomedical instrumentation, biomechanics, and prosthetics. It will also introduce students to the idea of Biomedical Engineering as a career choice.  

Prerequisites: EE 1813, 80 ch in an engineering program, plus ENGG 1082 or CE 1023 or permission of the instructor.