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:
- Define system, system boundaries, open system, closed system, homeostasis, steady state, half-life, internal and external respiration, alveolus, bronchi, trachea, spirometer, tidal volume.
- Determine the appropriate system boundaries for a system.
- Derive the mass balance equation for a system.
- Solve problems using a mass balance.
- Calculate the concentration of a molecule given its half-life and vice versa.
- Calculate the partial pressure of a gas.
- Calculate the concentration of a gas dissolved in a liquid.
- Calculate diffusive transport through a membrane.
- Use Fick’s law to calculate flux.
- Use Newton’s law of viscosity to calculate shear stress, viscosity, or the shear rate \(dv/dx\).
- Use the Hagen-Poiseuille equation to calculate volumetric flow rate, pressure drop, or resistance of a vessel.
- Calculate the resistances of vessels in series and parallel.
- Use the equation \(\Delta P = QR\) to calculate pressure drop, volumetric flow rate, or vessel resistance.
- Calculate the hydrostatic pressure of a system.
- Calculate the Reynolds number of a system.
- Calculate the flux across the wall of a blood vessel.
- Explain the five steps of the cardiac cycle.
- Define diastole and systole.
- Identify right and left atria, right and left ventricles, AV valves, pulmonary valve, and aortic valve.
- Calculate compliance.
- Determine compliance from a graph.