Mathematics for Machine Technology

ISBN-10: 1401815812
ISBN-13: 9781401815813
Edition: 5th 2004 (Revised)
Authors: Robert D. Smith
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Description: Occupations like those of machinists, tool and die makers, pattern makers, drafters, and designers require a fundamental knowledge of general math as well as of more advanced topics like oblique trigonometry, compound angles, and numerical control.  More...

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List price: $231.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/6/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.124
Language: English

Occupations like those of machinists, tool and die makers, pattern makers, drafters, and designers require a fundamental knowledge of general math as well as of more advanced topics like oblique trigonometry, compound angles, and numerical control. This updated edition of Mathematics for Machine Technology promotes an understanding of all the mathematical concepts necessary for success in the machine trades and manufacturing fields. The author effectively combines math concepts with the relevant machine applications so that readers fully understand the value of what they are learning. Industry-specific examples, realistic illustrations, and actual applications further enhance the theory-to-application connection.

Robert D. Smith was an associate professor emeritus of Industrial Technology at Connecticut State University.

Preface
Common Fractions, Decimal Fractions, and Percentage
Introduction to Common Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Addition of Common Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Subtraction of Common Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Multiplication of Common Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Division of Common Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Combined Operations of Common Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Computing with a Calculator: Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Introduction to Decimal Fractions
Rounding Decimal Fractions and Equivalent Decimal and Common Fractions
Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Fractions
Multiplication of Decimal Fractions
Division of Decimal Fractions
Powers
Roots
Table of Decimal Equivalents and Combined Operations of Decimal Fractions
Computing with a Calculator: Decimals
Introduction to Percents
Basic Calculations of Percentages, Percents, and Rates
Percent Practical Applications
Achievement Review--Section One
Linear Measurement: Customary (English) and Metric
Customary (English) and Metric Units of Measure
Degree of Precision, Greatest Possible Error, Absolute Error, and Relative Error
Tolerance, Clearance, and Interference
Customary and Metric Steel Rules
Customary Vernier Calipers and Height Gages
Customary Micrometers
Customary and Metric Gage Blocks
Achievement Review--Section Two
Fundamentals of Algebra
Symbolism and Algebraic Expressions
Signed Numbers
Algebraic Operations of Addition, Subtraction, and Multiplication
Algebraic Operations of Division, Powers, and Roots
Introduction to Equations
Solution of Equations by the Substraction, Addition, and Division Principles of Equality
Solution of Equations by the Multiplication, Root, and Power Principles of Equality
Solution of Equations Consisting of Combined Operations and Rearrangement of Formulas
Ratio and Proportion
Direct and Inverse Proportions
Applications of Formulas to Cutting Speed, Revolutions Per Minute, and Cutting Time
Applications of Formulas to Spur Gears
Achievement Review--Section Three
Fundamentals of Plane Geometry
Lines and Angular Measure
Protractors--Simple Semicircular and Vernier
Types of Angles and Angular Geometric Principles
Introduction to Triangles
Geometric Principles for Triangles and Other Common Polygons
Introduction to Circles
Arcs and Angles of Circles, Tangent Circles
Fundamental Geometric Constructions
Achievement Review--Section Four
Geometric Figures: Areas and Volumes
Areas of Rectangles, Parallograms, and Trapezoids
Areas of Triangles
Areas of Circles, Sectors, and Segments
Volumes of Prisms and Cylinders
Volumes of Pyramids and Cones
Volumes of Spheres and Composite Solid Figures
Achievement Review--Section Five
Trigonometry
Introduction to Trigonometric Functions
Analysis of Trigonometric Functions
Basic Calculations of Angles and Sides of Right Triangles
Simple Practical Machine Applications
Complex Practical Machine Applications
The Cartesian Coordinate System
Oblique Triangles: Law of Sines and Law of Cosines
Achievement Review--Section Six
Compound Angles
Introduction to Compound Angles
Drilling and Boring Compound-Angular Holes: Computing Angles of Rotation and Tilt Using Given Lengths
Drilling and Boring Compound-Angular Holes: Computing Angles of Rotation and Tilt Using Given Angles
Machining Compound-Angular Surfaces: Computing Angles of Rotation and Tilt
Computing Angles Made by the Intersection of Two Angular Surfaces
Computing Compound Angles on Cutting and Forming Tools
Achievement Review--Section Seven
Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
Control Systems, Absolute Positioning, Incremental Positioning
Binary Numeration System
Achievement Review--Section Eight
Appendixes
United States Customary and Metric Units of Measure
Principles of Plane Geometry
Formulas for Areas (A) of Plane Figures
Formulas for Volumes of Solid Figures
Trigonometry
Answers to Odd-Numbered Applications
Index

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