## Syllabus 2022-23 - 10211008 - Physics for Biologists (Física para biólogos)

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 DEGREE: Grado en Biología FACULTY: FACULTY OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCES ACADEMIC YEAR: 2022-23 COURSE: Physics for Biologists
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
 NAME: Physics for Biologists CODE: 10211008 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2022-23 LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1 ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: SC
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
 NAME: GIMÉNEZ MARTÍN, ELENA DEPARTMENT: U116 - FÍSICA FIELD OF STUDY: 385 - FÍSICA APLICADA OFFICE NO.: A3 - 418 E-MAIL: egimenez@ujaen.es P: 953212429 WEBSITE: http://dv.ujaen.es/docencia/goto_docencia_crs_311853.html ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3752-0478 LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

THEME 1: INTRODUCTION

Relation between Physics and Biology. Measurement standards and unit systems. Dimensional analysis. Laws of scale: size, shape and life Scalars and vectors.

THEME 2 KINEMATICS

Vector position. Speed vector. Acceleration vector. Classification of movements. Composition of movements. Oscilatory movement. The ear

THEME 3: DYNAMICS

Strength. Newton's Laws. Particle systems. Center of masses. Amount of movement: conservation theorem. Kinetic moment: conservation theorem. Rigid solid.

THEME 4: STATIC

Balance of translation. Moment of a force. Rotation balance. Stability

THEME 5: WORK AND ENERGY

Work and mechanical power. Kinetic energy. Conservative forces. Potential energy. Potential gravitational energy. Elastic potential energy. Conservation of mechanical energy. Energy in living beings.

TOPIC 6: INTRODUCTION TO THERMODYNAMICS

Temperature and heat. Thermal balance. Temperature scale. Work. First law of thermodynamics: internal energy. Thermodynamic processes. Irreversibility. Concept of entropy. The second law in biology.

TOPIC 7: ELASTICITY

Stress and deformation. Compression and traction. Tangential stress. Torque. Elasticity of DNA and proteins.

TOPIC 8: FLUID STATICS

Fluid concept. Pressure and density. Fundamental equation of fluid statics. Pascal principle. Archimedes principle. Balance of submerged and floating bodies.

TOPIC 9: FLUID DYNAMICS

Current lines: continuity equation. Bernouilli's theorem. Applications of Bernouilli's Theorem. Viscosity. Loss of head of a conduction. Laminar regime: law of Poiseuille. The heart.

TOPIC 10. SURFACE PHENOMENA

Surface tension. Pressure due to curvature: Laplace's law. Capillarity and contact angle. Osmosis. Diffusion. Transport through biological membranes. Gas exchange in the lungs.

TOPIC 11: NOTIONS OF ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

Electric charge. Coulomb Law. Concept of Electric Field. Electric dipole. Potential. Electric current: Ohm's law. Resistance. Electromotive force. Condenser. Magnetic field. Movement of particles crapped in a magnetic field: applications.

TOPIC 12: BIOELECTRIC POTENTIALS

Transport of ions through the cell membrane. Nerst equation. Membrane potential. Donnan equilibrium. Sodium-Potassium pump. Nervous impulse: action potential.

TOPIC 13: PRINCIPLES OF GEOMETRIC OPTICS

Notions of wave motion. Wave-corpuscle duality. Propagation of light. Refractive index. Dispersion. Snell's Laws. Total reflection. Flat dioptrium. Mirrors. Thin lenses. The eye.

Introduction to Atomic and Nuclear Physics. Ionizing radiation. Dosimetry.

Practices:

1. Statics. Study of a system in static equilibrium.
2. Elasticity. Determination of the elastic constant of a spring.
3. Fluids. Determination of the viscosity of a fluid. Determination of the density of a solid.
4. Thermodynamics. Determination of the specific  heat of a solid.
5. Optics. Determination of the focal length of a converging lens. Determination of the refractive index of a prism.

The contents of this subject are connected with following ODS

ODS-4 Quality education

ODS-6 Clean water and sanitation

ODS-7 Affordable and clean energy

ODS-9 Industry, innovation and infrastructure

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

DETAILED INFORMATION:

The theoretical and practical contents of the program topics will be developed in large group lectures.

In the seminars the proposed problems are completed and the participation of the students to the resolution of the same in the class is valued.

Likewise, topics related to the practical contents of the program will be proposed to present presentations in the groups of directed activities.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

DETAILED INFORMATION:

The exam, which will be taken on the date determined by the University, will be a written test in which there will be, in a weighted way, theory questions (40%-50%) and practical problems (60%-50%). The aim is to ascertain the degree of assimilation of the theoretical content of the subject, as well as whether the student has been able to reach the required competencies. The theoretical part includes a battery of multiple choice questions.

In order to compute with the rest of the activities, the minimum qualification of 4 points must be obtained in the evaluation of contents.

Laboratory practises can only be carried out on the dates established by the centre, being obligatory to do them in order to obtain the calification corresponding to the percentage of practises established in the guide.

With the exam the following competences will be evaluated: CE1, CT1, CT3, CT4, CT5, CT6, CT7 and CT9.

The report of the four practices will contribute with 1.2 points to the final grade of the subject. All internships are delivered at the end of the internship in a single document in docx format, which will be uploaded through the digital platform of the University within the indicated period of time. The internship note is reserved for two consecutive academic years.

The internship report will be used to evaluate the following competencies: CE1, CG1, CG5, CT1, CT2, CT3, CT5, CT6, CT7, CT8, CT9 and CT10.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
• Physics for scientists and engineers. Edition: 6th ed. Author: Paul Allen Tipler. Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman, c2008-  (Library)
• Física para la ciencia y la tecnología.. Edition: 6a ed., reimp. Author: Tipler, Paul Allen. Publisher: Barcelona : Reverté, cop. 2010  (Library)
• Física para la ciencia y la tecnología.. Edition: 6ª ed.. Author: Tipler, Paul A.. Publisher: Barcelona : Reverté, D.L. 2010.  (Library)
7. VIRTUAL / CLASSROOM TEACHING SCENARIO

• Teaching methodology and training activities

 Training Activities Format Teaching methodology Description 4 Practical sessions in specialized laboratories, that are two hours each session Presencial (whenever the sociosanitary situation allows it) It will consist in four  4 practical sessions, of two hours. In the sesión time half of the group will be in the laboratory working with experimental data, and the other  of the students will be writting the results in another class next to the laboratory. The position of the group will be exchanged from one sesion to another. 44 Theoretical sessions on the contents of the programme Presencial (whenever the sociosanitary situation allows it) Explanation of teoric and practic concepts of the contents of each unit. 3 Problem solving sessions/exercises of two hours each one Presencial (whenever the sociosanitary situation allows it) They will consist of 3 face-to-face sessions of two hours each. It mainly consists of problem solving and the presentation of topics related to the subject individually or in groups of two. Tutorials Presencial + Online Some tutoring sessions will be done in person and others online (synchronous and asynchronous)

• Evaluation system.

Evaluation system.

As in the face-to-face situation, the weight of the three sections considered in the evaluation is the same.

The evaluation system in the ordinary convocatory contemplates the possibility of continuous evaluation by means of partial alternatives to the final exam.

In the extraordinary convocatory only contemplates the possibility of final examination with all the contents of the subject.

In all cases, the exams will be structured as described in the following section

 ASPECT DESCRIPTION WEIGHT Attendance and Participation Active attendance at seminars, problem solving and topic presentations Until 13% Laboratory practices To overcome laboratory practices, it is necessary both to attend and submit a dossier of practices. Four practices will be carried out Until 12% Contents of the subject This evaluation can be carried out in two ways, which are mutually exclusive:  a) Continuous evaluation Two tests that must be passed individually throughout the course.  b) Final exam Examination of all the contents of the subject. Examination of all the contents of the subject. Evaluation of theoretical concepts and problems. Online examination through Google Form. The exam will consist of multiple choice questions that are answered on the form, as well as applied problems. The problems must be sent through the form in PDF format. Until 75%

• Resources

8. VIRTUAL TEACHING SCENARIO

• Teaching methodology and training activities

 Training Activities Format Teaching methodology Description 4 Practical sessions in specialized laboratories of two hours each session Online100% Development of 4 practical sessions, lasting two hours each, by means of simulations and/or experimental data provided by the teacher. 44 Theoretical sessions on the contents of the programme Online 100% Development using Google Meet and exposing the topics and problems in Power Point 3 Problem solving sessions/exercises of two hours each session online 100% They will consist of 3 online sessions of two hours each. It mainly consists of problem solving and the presentation of topics related to the subject individually or in groups of two. Tutorials Online 100% Tutoring sessions will be done online (synchronous and asynchronous) and by email comunication.

• Evaluation system.

The evaluation system in the ordinary convocatory contemplates the possibility of continuous evaluation by means of partial alternatives to the final exam.

In the extraordinary convocatory only contemplates the possibility of final examination with all the contents of the subject.

In all cases, the exams will be structured as described in the following section

 ASPECT DESCRIPTION WEIGHT Attendance and Participation online Active attendance at seminars, problem solving and topic presentations Until 13% Laboratory practices online To overcome laboratory practices, it is necessary both to attend and submit a dossier of practices. Four practices will be carried out Until 12% Contents of the subject This evaluation can be carried out in two ways, which are mutually exclusive:  a) Continuous evaluation Two tests that must be passed individually throughout the course.  b) Final exam Examination of all the contents of the subject. Examination of all the contents of the subject. Evaluation of theoretical concepts and problems. Online examination through Google Form. The exam will consist of multiple choice questions that are answered on the form, as well as applied problems. The problems must be sent through the form in PDF format. Until 75%

• Resources

DATA PROTECTION CLAUSE (on line exams)

Institution in charge of data processing: Universidad de Jaén, Campus Las Lagunillas, s/n, 23071 Jaén

Data Protection Delegate: dpo@ujaen.es

Purpose: In accordance with the Universities Law and other national and regional regulations in force, carrying out exams and assessment tests corresponding to the courses students are registered in. In order to avoid frauds while sitting the exam, the exam will be answered using a videoconference system, being able the academic staff of the University of Jaén to compare and contrast the image of the person who is answering the exam with the student's photographic files. Likewise, in order to provide the exam with evidential content for revisions or claims, in accordance with current regulation frameworks, the exam will be recorded and stored.

Legitimacy: compliance with legal obligations (Universities Law) and other national and regional regulations currently in force.

Addressees: service providers who are the owners of the platforms where the exams are carried out and with whom the University of Jaén has signed the corresponding data access contracts.

Storage periods: those established in current in force regulations. In the specific case of exam videoconference recordings, not before the examination records and transcripts are closed or the exam can still be reviewed or challenged.

Rights: you can exercise your right of access, amendment, cancellation, opposition, suppression, limitation and portability by sending a letter to the postal or electronic address indicated above. In the event that you consider that your rights have been violated, you may submit a complaint to the Andalusian Council for Transparency and Data Protection www.ctpdandalucia.es

CLASS RECORDING CLAUSE PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION

Person in charge: Universidad de Jaén, Paraje Las Lagunillas, s/n; Tel.953 212121; www.ujaen.es

Data protection delegate (DPO): TELEFÓNICA, S.A.U. ; Email: dpo@ujaen.es

Procedure aim: To manage proper recordings of teaching sessions with the aim of facilitating learning process under a multimodal and/or online teaching

Period for record storage: Images will be kept during legal term according to regulations in force

Legitimacy: Data will be managed according to legal regulations (Organic Law 6/2001, December 21, on Universities) and given consent provided by selecting corresponding box in legal admission documents

Data recipients (transfers or assignments): Any person allowed to get access to every teaching modality

Rights: You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation, portability, limitation of processing, deletion or, where appropriate, opposition. To exercise these rights, you must submit a written request to the Information, Registration and Electronic Administration Service of the University of Jaen at the address above, or by e-mail to the address above. You must specify which of these rights you are requesting to be satisfied and, at the same time, you must attach a photocopy of your ID card or equivalent identification document. In case you act through a representative, legal or voluntary, you must also provide a document that proves this representation and identification. Likewise, if you consider that your right to personal data protection has been violated, you may file a complaint with the Andalusian Data Protection and Transparency Council www.ctpdandalucia.es