Mathematics for Technical Education / Edition 3

Mathematics for Technical Education / Edition 3

by Dale Ewen, Joan S. Gary
     
 

ISBN-10: 0138955174

ISBN-13: 9780138955175

Pub. Date: 01/05/1998

Publisher: Pearson Education

This book provides the mathematics skills required for a successful career in a technical or engineering technology discipline. It presents topics in an intuitive manner with technical applications integrated throughout whenever possible. The Third Edition has been carefully reviewed and special efforts have been taken to emphasize clarity and accuracy of…  See more details below

Overview

This book provides the mathematics skills required for a successful career in a technical or engineering technology discipline. It presents topics in an intuitive manner with technical applications integrated throughout whenever possible. The Third Edition has been carefully reviewed and special efforts have been taken to emphasize clarity and accuracy of presentation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780138955175
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
01/05/1998
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
669
Product dimensions:
7.95(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.35(d)

Table of Contents

1Fundamental Concepts1
Application: Precision-Machined Computer Disks59
2Fundamental Algebraic Concepts61
3Right-Triangle Trigonometry115
Application: The Global Positioning System148
4Equations and Their Graphs151
5Factoring and Algebraic Fractions183
6Systems of Linear Equations216
Application: Solar Cell Technology264
7Quadratic Equations266
8Exponents and Radicals284
9Exponentials and Logarithms310
Application: Airbags356
10Trigonometric Functions358
11Oblique Triangles and Vectors387
12Graphing the Trigonometric Functions437
Application: Improving Color Television458
13Trigonometric Formulas and Identities460
14Complex Numbers496
15Analytic Geometry518
App. AReview of Geometry575
App. BCalculator: Degrees, Minutes, Seconds581
App. CAn Alternate Method for Evaluating Third-Order Determinants584
App. DUsing a Graphing Calculator588
App. E: Tables610
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises and Chapter Reviews615
Index665

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