Mechanics of Ventilation
Apply physical principles & laws to mechanics of
Relate Hookes law to concept of compliance
Calculate math problems concerning compliance
Describe role of pulmonary surfactant & surface
State Henrys law of solubility.
Apply Henrys law of solubility physiologically.
Derive the conversion factor for changing the PO2 in the plasma to
torr (mm Hg), to volume %.
Derive three conversion factors pertain
Chapter 1 is intended as a review of
basic math skills
Scientific notation & exponents
Units of measure
Units of Measurement
Describe the International System of Units.
List the seven units that form the basis for
the International System of Units.
Convert various units using the metric
system and the International System of
Objects ability to do work.
W is the transfer of energy by
The more E an object has, the
greater ability the object has to do
E of an object of mass (m) moving at
a velocity (v).
E resulting from th
Density and Specific Gravity
Density = mass / unit of volume
D = mass (g)/volume (cc or mL)
Mass vs. Weight
The amount of matter a substance contains
A constant number
The gravitational attraction between the earth
Define thermal energy.
Differentiate among the 3 types of
Solve problems involving
Thermal Energy &
All matter is comprised of
State the formula for pressure.
Describe how a column of liquid relates to
Describe the relationship between the density of a
liquid & the height of the liquid in an evacuated
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Law of Mass Action and
Relate the law of mass action to the
Calculate hydrogen ion concentration in
terms of pH, moles/liter, & nanamoles/liter.
Apply the law of ma
Application of Gas
Clinically & physiologically apply Boyles law.
Apply Charles law to clinical respiratory care.
Relate Gay-Lussacs law to compressed gas cylinders.
Use the combined gas law to correct for gas volumes coll