MECH307
 Exam I Review Topics
reading assignments covered: Chapters 1, 2, 3, 6; Appendix A
(see the syllabus
for section details)
 mechatronic
and measurement systems
 basic
electric circuits
 KVL, KCL
 Ohm's Law
 voltage
division
 current division
 equivalent resistance
 capacitor
 inductor
 input and output impedance

ac circuits
 complex impedance
 waveform
terminology
 phasor analysis
 rectangular form
 complex
form
 diodes
 forward and reverse bias
 real
vs. ideal
 flyback protection
 LEDs
 transistors
 saturation and cutoff
 circuit analysis
 digital circuits
 terminology
 number systems (binary, hex, BCD)
 gates
(AND, OR, INV, and varieties)
 Boolean algebra and basic identities
 De
Morgan's Laws
 logic circuit design
 deriving a Boolean
expression from a truth table (sumofproducts, productofsums)
 simplification
of Boolean expressions
 De Morgan allAND and allOR realizations
 determining and reducing chip count
 logic
circuit analysis
 Boolean expression
 truth table
 timing
diagram
 flipflops
 RS, JK, D, T
 preset
and clear
 level and edge triggering
 miscellaneous
 reading assignments
 homework assignments
 Lab exercises