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Module Reading List

Physics of Biological Systems, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Ralf Richter
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

There is no single recommended textbook for this module. Reading materials are a mixture of research articles.

Essential reading material will be made available electronically in the Learning Resources section of this module on Minerva.

Further Reading

If you would like to read further on the topics of this module, then you may find the following books insightful:

Biological Physics: Energy, Information, Life by Phillip Nelson (W. H. Freeman, 2004)

Physical Biology of the Cell by Rob Phillips, Jane Kondev, Julie Theriot and Hernan Garcia (Garland Science, 2012)

Polymer Physics by Michael Rubinstein and Ralph Colby (Oxford University Press, 2003) 

Introduction to Biopolymer Physics by Johan van der Maarel (World Scientific, 2008)

Polymers at Surfaces and Interfaces by Richard Jones and Randal Richards (Cambridge University Press)

Introductory Biomechanics: From Cells to Organisms by C. Ross Ethier and Craig A. Simmon (Cambridge University Press)

This list was last updated on 22/11/2021