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Practical Problems in Mathematics for Electricians,9780766838970

Practical Problems in Mathematics for Electricians

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Edition:
6th
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9780766838970

ISBN10:
0766838978
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/16/2001
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

The Practical Problems in Mathematics series offers trainees of specific trades the opportunity to practice math principles in problems designed for each area of interest. Practical Problems in Mathematics for Electricians, 6th Edition contains 44 instructional units featuring updated material and the addition of new problems and examples related to electricity. The book offers an excellent opportunity to test and develop problem-solving skills, while at the same time providing a valuable review of electrical terminology.

Author Biography

Stephen L. Herman has been both a teacher for industrial electricity and an industrial electrician for many years. He has worked as a maintenance electrician and as a class "A" electrician. Presently he is an instructor of industrial electricity at Lee College in Baytown, Texas

Table of Contents

Preface vii
To The Student ix
SECTION 1 WHOLE NUMBERS 1(21)
Addition of Whole Numbers
1(4)
Subtraction of Whole Numbers
5(5)
Multiplication of Whole Numbers
10(4)
Division of Whole Numbers
14(4)
Combined Operations with Whole Numbers
18(4)
SECTION 2 COMMON FRACTIONS 22(20)
Addition of Common Fractions
22(6)
Subtraction of Common Fractions
28(4)
Multiplication of Common Fractions
32(4)
Division of Common Fractions
36(3)
Combined Operation with Common Fractions
39(3)
SECTION 3 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 42(20)
Addition of Decimal Fractions
42(4)
Subtraction of Decimal Fractions
46(3)
Multiplication of Decimal Fractions
49(3)
Division of Decimal Fractions
52(3)
Decimal and Common Fraction Equivalents
55(4)
Combined Operations with Decimal Fractions
59(3)
SECTION 4 PERCENTS, AVERAGES, AND ESTIMATES 62(15)
Percent and Percentage
62(4)
Interest
66(3)
Discount
69(3)
Averages and Estimates
72(3)
Combined Problems on Percents, Averages, and Estimates
75(2)
SECTION 5 POWERS AND ROOTS 77(15)
Powers
77(3)
Roots
80(5)
Combined Operations with Powers and Roots
85(2)
Metric Measure and Scientific Notation
87(5)
SECTION 6 MEASURE 92(21)
Length Measure
92(5)
Area Measure
97(6)
Volume and Mass Measure
103(5)
Energy and Temperature Measure
108(3)
Combined Problems on Measure
111(2)
SECTION 7 RATIO AND PROPORTION 113(7)
Ratio
113(2)
Proportion
115(3)
Combined Operations with Ratio and Proportion
118(2)
SECTION 8 FORMULAS 120(29)
Representation in Formulas
120(4)
Rearrangement in Formulas
124(3)
General Simple Formulas
127(10)
Ohm's Law Formulas
137(6)
Power Formulas
143(3)
Combined Problems on Formulas
146(3)
SECTION 9 TRIGONOMETRY 149(26)
Right Triangles
149(4)
Trigonometric Functions
153(8)
Plane Vectors
161(7)
Rotating Vectors
168(4)
Combined Problems in Trigonometry
172(3)
Appendix 175(8)
Glossary 183(3)
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems 186


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