BioE 205 - BioEngineering Thermodynamics

University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of BioEngineering

Call Number: 25097
Class Schedule: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM Tuesdays & Thursdays, Room 236 SEO
3 hours. Prerequisite(s): PHYS 141. Restricted to Engineering

Instructor: Dr. G.Ali Mansoori, Professor, Office: 204 SEO Phone: (312) 996-5592, E-mail:


Basic principles of energies, heat and work; energy conversions in bio systems; properties of substances and phase transitions; 0th, 1st, 2nd and 3rd laws of thermodynamics; applications to bioengineering and living systems.


Required: M. Potter & C. Somerton, Schaum's Outline of Thermodynamics for Engineers.
Recommended: D.T. Haynie, Biological Thermodynamics, Cambridge Univ Press, 2001.
Also instructor's personal notes and his Thermodynamics Educational Websites.