Mar 02, 2021  
Rensselaer Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2020-2021
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CHEM 6780 - Bioenergetics: The Art of Energy Conversion in Nature


This course introduces the chemical and physical principles of energy transformation in nature. It emphasizes the structure and function of proteins with a special focus on highly-efficient energy conversion in mitochondrial and photosynthetic systems. The course provides the basic physical and chemical concepts that are required for understanding energy conversion and offers design principles that can be applied to the improvement of man-made catalytic and other devices for energy conversion and storage. It is intended for graduate or upper-level undergraduate students in the School of Science and Engineering. There are no prerequisites for this course. Students cannot get credit for both this course and CHEM 4780.

 

When Offered: Spring term depending on instructor availability.



Cross Listed: CHEM 4780.

Credit Hours: 3



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