Solutions
PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Homework 04: Solutions
A1. Use some program like Mathematica, Maple, or Matlab to make a plot like Fig. 4.3(c) in your text.
Repeat your plot several times. (
Chapter 10: Enzymes and Kinesin
PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Homework 19:
Do problem 10.6 in the text
Do problem C.10.10 in the text. If you dont have an edition with this problem, here it is:
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Ch
Chapters 8/10: Self assembly/Machines
Homework 16:
Do problem 8.5 in the text
Do problem 8.7 in the text
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PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Chapters 8/10: Self assembly/Machines
Do problem 10.2 in the
Chapter 8: Chemical forces and self assembly
Homework 15:
Do problem 8.1 in the text
Do problem 8.2 in the text
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PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Chapter 8: Chemical forces and self assembly
Do proble
Chapter 7: Osmosis, Water Structure
Homework 14:
Do problem 7.3 in the text
Do problem 7.4 in the text
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PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Chapter 7: Osmosis, Water Structure
Do problem 7.6 in the text
Chapter 7: Osmosis
Homework 13:
Do problem 7.1 in the text
Do problem 7.2 in the text
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Chapter 7: Osmosis
Do problem 7.5 in the text
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PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Chapter 6: Microscopic systems
Homework 12:
Do problem 6.5 in the text
Do problem 6.6 in the text
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Chapter 6: Microscopic systems
PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
A.1 M
Chapter 6: Open systems
PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Homework 11:
Do problem 6.4 in the text
Do problem 6.3 in the text again. Discuss your answer in the context of the idea of this section.
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Chapter 6: Entropy and Temperature
PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Homework 10:
Do problem 6.2 in the text
A.1 Isolated Einstein solids List all of the possible microstates of an Einstein solid with t
Chapter 6: Entropy PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Homework 09:
Do problem 6.3 in the text
A.1 Compute the Shannon Entropy for the following strings. The relative probabilities of A, B, and C are 1/6,
Chapter 5: Reynolds Numbers
Homework 07:
Do problem 4.7 in the text
Do problem 5.1 in the text
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Chapter 5: Reynolds Numbers
Do problem 5.3 in the text
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Chapter 4.6: Biological diusion
PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Homework 06:
A1. Nernst-Planck Behavior
Write a random walker simulation (you can use one of the previous solutions as a starting point)
Chapter 4: Diusion PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Homework 05:
A1. Exact solution to the diusion equation
Eq. 4.20 in the book is the diusion equation for a one-dimensional universe (or a case in our
Chapter 4: Random Walks
PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Homework 04:
A1. Use some program like Mathematica, Maple, or Matlab to make a plot like Fig. 4.3(c) in your text.
Repeat your plot several time
Chapter 3: Probabilistic facts of life
PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Homework 02:
Do Your Turn 3A (pg. 72) Instead of using Eq. 3.6, use Eq. 3.8. Hand in your plot attached to this page and
hand in
Solutions
PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Homework 03: Solutions
Problem 3.2
The density or concentration of molecules at a given height will be propotional to their probability.
CO2 = AeE/kT = AemO2
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PHSCS 313R: The Physics of Life
Homework 02: Solutions
Your Turn 3A (pg. 72) Instead of using Eq. 3.6, use Eq. 3.8. Hand in your plot attached to this page and hand
in your code used to gene