This book covers a variety of topics in mathematics as they relate to industrial technologies including manufacturing, electricity/electronics, graphics, communication, transportation, industrial management, materials and related science principles. Organized by topics, the main objective is to develop strong, logical problem-solving skills. A brief description of each math principle is presented with step-by-step examples. The explanations are designed to emphasize the correct use and application of math principles. Graphs, drawings and charts relating to the applications reinforce the use of the skills developed.
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.