Math For The Automotive Trade / Edition 3

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Math for Automotive Trade, 3E is a text-workbook that provides the automotive technology student with examples and problems encountered in this occupation. This edition has been revised to reflect technological requirements of workers in automotive technology. The text has three parts: review of basic mathematics skills, math applications to specific automotive situations, and an examination of measurement aspects beginning with angle and linear measurements and ending with an extensive look at measurement tools used in the automotive trade. ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Guide, ISBN: 0-8273-6713-9 (KEY WORDS: AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780827367128
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/28/1995
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 8.54 (w) x 10.96 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Meet the Author

John C. Peterson is a retired Professor of Mathematics at Chattanooga State Technical Community College. He was a Vice President of the American Mathematical Association for Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC). He was also co-Project Director of the AMATYC project on Mathematics for the Emerging Technologies funded by the National Science Foundation and author of the project report: A Vision: Mathematics for the Emerging Technologies.

William J. de Kryger is ASE certified as a Master Technician and is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers. He began his automotive career working as a professional technicial in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Hollywood, California, and Honolulu, Hawaii. He is currently a member of the Department of Engineering and Technology and Professor of Automotive Technology at Central Michigan University. Other professional responsibilities include: Expert Witness for automotive cases; Automotive Arbitrator for the National Center of Dispute Settlement; annual Study Abroad Group Leader to Vladimir State University, Vladimir, Russia; and annual Visiting Professor of Automotive Technology to Instituto Tecnologico Y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Toluca, Mexico.

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Table of Contents

WHOLE NUMBERS: Adding Whole Numbers. Subtracting Whole Numbers. Multiplying Whole Numbers. Dividing Whole Numbers. DECIMALS: Estimating Sums. Adding Decimals. Estimating Differences. Subtracting Decimals. Estimating Products. Multiplying Decimals. Dividing Decimals. FRACTIONS. Mixed Numbers. Equivalent Fractions. Comparing Fractions. Changing Fractions to Decimals. Addition of Fractions. Subtraction of Fractions. Multiplication of Fractions. Rules for Multiplying with Negative Numbers. Division of Fractions. Rules for Dividing with Negative Numbers. INTEGERS & SIGNED NUMBERS: Adding Signed Numbers. Subtracting Signed Numbers. RATIOS, PROPORTIONS, & PERCENTAGES: Ratios. Proportions. Percentages. COMPLETING REPAIR ORDERS: THE AUTOMOBILE ENGINE: AUTOMOBILE ENGINE SYSTEMS: AUTOMOBILE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS: THE AUTOMOBILE DRIVE TRAIN: THE AUTOMOBILE CHASSIS: AUTOMOBILE HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING: GEOMETRY, ANGLE, MEASUREMENT & THE METRIC SYSTEM: Angles. The Metric System. MEASUREMENT TOOLS: Scale Measurement. Test Meters. Dial Indicators. Micrometers. Drill Sizes. APPENDIX A - PAGES FROM SPECIFICATION MANUALS: Buick Specifications. Nissan Specifications. Ford Specifications. Plymouth Specifications. Mustang Specifications. Porsche 928 Specifications. Chrysler Fifth Avenue & Imperial Flat Rate Manual. APPENDIX B - SUMMARY OF FORMULAS IN THIS TEXT WORKBOOK: APPENDIX C - SOLUTIONS TO ODD-NUMBERED PRACTICE PROBLEMS: INDEX:
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