• BME 210
  • Exam 2 Instructional Objectives

    Exam Date: 4/05/18

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

    Chapter 7

    1. Calculate the current through a capacitor.
    2. Calculate the voltage across a capacitor.
    3. Sketch the current through or voltage across a capacitor versus time.
    4. Calculate the voltage across an inductor.
    5. Calculate the current through an inductor.
    6. Sketch the current through or voltage across an inductor versus time.
    7. Calculate the energy stored in an inductor and capacitor.
    8. Combine capacitors and inductors in series and parallel.

    Chapter 8

    1. Analyze source-free RL and RC circuits.
    2. Sketch the transient response of RL and RC circuits.
    3. Calculate the time constant of RL and RC circuits.
    4. Explain the properties of the exponential response.
    5. Define a unit step function.
    6. Analyze a circuit containing a unit step function.
    7. Analyze forced RC and RL circuits.
    8. Sketch the response of forced and source-free RC and RL circuits.

    Chapter 10

    1. Describe and identify the amplitude, frequency, and phase shift of sinusoids.
    2. Perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of complex numbers in rectangular coordinates.
    3. Perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of complex numbers in polar coordinates.
    4. Convert complex numbers from rectangular to polar notation, and vice versa.
    5. Identify leading and lagging sinusoids.
    6. Calculate the phase angle between two sinusoids.
    7. Convert between sine and cosine using phase shifts (i.e., the four identities on page 373).
    8. Convert sources from the time domain to the frequency domain, and vice versa.
    9. Convert impedances from the time domain to the frequency domain, and vice versa.
    10. Add series and parallel impedances in the frequency domain.
    11. Analyze circuits in the frequency domain using nodal analysis, mesh analysis, superposition, source transformations, and Thevenin and Norton equivalents.

    Chapter 16

    1. Define resonance.
    2. Identify the resonant frequency of a circuit.
    3. Calculate the lower half-power frequency, upper half-power frequency, and bandwidth of a circuit.
    4. Sketch the frequency response (Bode plot/magnitude plot) of a circuit.
    5. Calculate the corner frequency(ies) of a passive or active filter.
    6. Calculate a numerical value for magnitude (HdB), given a transfer function, frequency, or component values.
    7. Design and analyze passive low and high-pass filters.
    8. Design and analyze active low, high, band-stop, and band-pass filters.




    Last updated:
    March 12, 2018