• BME 210
  • Exam 1 Instructional Objectives

    Exam Date: 2/15/18

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

    Chapter 2

    1. Define Ohm’s law.
    2. Use Ohm’s law to calculate current, resistance, or voltage.
    3. Identify independent and dependent sources in circuits.
    4. Identify the direction of current within a circuit.
    5. Identify the polarity of voltage drops across elements.
    6. Calculate the power absorbed or supplied by an element.

    Chapter 3

    1. Identify nodes within a circuit.
    2. Identify loops within a circuit.
    3. Define KCL and KVL.
    4. Use KCL and/or KVL to solve circuits.
    5. Identify and solve single-loop circuits.
    6. Identify and solve single-node-pair circuits.
    7. Identify and simplify series and parallel voltage and current sources.
    8. Identify and simplify resistors in series and parallel.
    9. Use voltage and current division to analyze circuits.

    Chapter 4

    1. Analyze a circuit using nodal analysis.
    2. Identify and use supernodes during nodal analysis.
    3. Analyze a circuit using mesh analysis.
    4. Identify and use supermeshes during mesh analysis.

    Chapter 5

    1. Use superposition to analyze a circuit.
    2. Use a source transformation to analyze a circuit.
    3. Calculate the Thevenin equivalent of a circuit.
    4. Calculate the Norton equivalent of a circuit.

    Chapter 6

    1. List and use the two “golden” rules.
    2. List the 5 characteristics of an ideal op-amp.
    3. Identify saturation.
    4. Design and analyze an inverting amplifier.
    5. Design and analyze a non-inverting amplifier.
    6. Design and analyze a comparator.
    7. Design and analyze a summing amplifier.
    8. Design and analyze a difference amplifier.
    9. Design and analyze a buffer/voltage follower/unity gain amplifier.
    10. Analyze op-amps that are cascaded.

    Last updated:
    January 6, 2018