• BME 200
  • BME 200 - Exam 1 Instructional Objectives

    Exam Date: 09/13/18

    These instructional objectives provide you with a guide for learning the course material. During the examination you should be able to:

    Chapter 7

    1. Define system, system boundaries, open system, closed system, homeostasis, steady state, half-life, internal and external respiration, alveolus, bronchi, trachea, spirometer, tidal volume.
    2. Determine the appropriate system boundaries for a system.
    3. Derive the mass balance equation for a system.
    4. Solve problems using a mass balance.
    5. Calculate the concentration of a molecule given its half-life and vice versa.
    6. Calculate the partial pressure of a gas.
    7. Calculate the concentration of a gas dissolved in a liquid.
    8. Calculate diffusive transport through a membrane.
    9. Use Fick’s law to calculate flux.

    Chapter 8

    1. Use Newton’s law of viscosity to calculate shear stress, viscosity, or the shear rate \(dv/dx\).
    2. Use the Hagen-Poiseuille equation to calculate volumetric flow rate, pressure drop, or resistance of a vessel.
    3. Calculate the resistances of vessels in series and parallel.
    4. Use the equation \(\Delta P = QR\) to calculate pressure drop, volumetric flow rate, or vessel resistance.
    5. Calculate the hydrostatic pressure of a system.
    6. Calculate the Reynolds number of a system.
    7. Calculate the flux across the wall of a blood vessel.
    8. Explain the five steps of the cardiac cycle.
    9. Define diastole and systole.
    10. Identify right and left atria, right and left ventricles, AV valves, pulmonary valve, and aortic valve.
    11. Calculate compliance.
    12. Determine compliance from a graph.

    Last updated:
    September 5, 2018