1270 STUDY GUIDE*
To pass the unit exam, you must be able to do the following (using books and notes):
Learning Objective 
Reading 

CircuitsBasic DC quantitiesPower

2.1 Calculate power dissipated by circuit elements. 
Chap 1: Sec 1.6 
CircuitsNodevoltage methodExample 1 (pdf)Example 2 (pdf)Example 3 (pdf) Matlab (txt)Example 4 (pdf) 
2.2 Use the nodevoltage method in analyzing and designing circuits. 
Chap 4: Sec 4.14.4 
CircuitsMeshcurrent methodExample 1 (pdf)Example 2 (pdf)Example 3 (pdf) 
2.3 Use the method of mesh currents in analyzing and designing circuits. 
Chap 4: Sec 4.54.8 
CircuitsThevenin equivalentThevenin<>Norton xformExample (pdf) 
2.4 Transform current sources to voltage sources and vice versa and take advantage of these transformations in analyzing and designing circuits. 
Chap 4: Sec 4.9 
CircuitsThevenin equivalentExample (pdf) 
2.5 Apply Thevenin's theorem and construct a Thevenin's model for a given circuit. Use Thevenin's models to find specified voltages and currents. 
Chap 4: Sec 4.10 4.11 
* The material in this handout is based extensively on concepts developed by C. H. Durney, Professor Emeritus of the University of Utah.