Practical Problems in Mathematics for Industrial Technology / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
An excellent on-the-job reference for all industrial technicians, this book explains a wide range of basic mathematical principles as they relate to areas of industrial technology, including manufacturing, electricity, electronics, graphics, communications, transportation, and industrial management. This is the perfect review for professionals who are looking to improve their math skills as they relate to a variety of areas.
About the Author
Donna Boatwright is presently the Technology Coordinator and a teacher for Italy Independent School District. She has been an instructor of computer applications, engineering, machining, and welding at several universities.
Table of Contents
Whole Numbers: Addition; Subtraction; Multiplication; Division; Review and Combined Operations. Common Fractions: Addition; Subtraction; Multiplication; Division; Review and Combined Operations. Decimal Fractions; Significant Digits; Rounding and Scientific Notation; Addition; Subtraction; Multiplication; Division; Decimal and Common Fraction Equivalents; Review and Combined Operations. Percents, Averages and Estimates: Percent and Percentages; Interest; Discount; Averages and Estimates; Review. Powers and Roots: Powers and Order of Operations; Roots; Review and Combined Operations. Measurement: Length; Area and Pressure; Volume and Mass; Energy and Temperature; Measurement involving Time; Review and Combined Operations. Tables, Charts and Graphic Representation of Data: Line Graphs; Pie Graphs; Bar and Stacked Bar Graphs. Ratio and Proportion: Ratio; Proportion; Combined Problems. Formulas and Equations: Representation; Rearrangement; Formulas Common in Industrial Technology. Geometry and Trigonometry: Pythagorean Theorem; Trigonometric Functions.