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Practical Problems in Mathematics for Electricians

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ISBN-10: 1401890857

ISBN-13: 9781401890858

Edition: 7th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Stephen L. Herman

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Now in its seventh edition, Practical Problems in Mathematics for Electricians contains 45 instructional units featuring updated materials, examples, and expanded mathematical operations for students and trainees of the electrical trade. Coverage begins with simple addition and subtraction of whole numbers and progresses through basic algebra and trigonometry, developing readers? awareness of electrical symbols, basic circuits, component terminology, and calculator use for success on the job. Word problems designed to encourage the use of logical deduction are just one of the hallmarks of this tried and true guidebook that provides the mathematical background students need to succeed in the…    
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Book details

List price: $87.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Stephen L. Herman has been both an electrician and a teacher for more than thirty years, and he is the author of numerous textbooks on the subjects of electricity and mathematics. Mr. Herman retired as a lead instructor for electrical technology curriculum at Lee College in Baytown, Texas, where he served for twenty years and received an Excellence in Education Award from the Halliburton Education Foundation. He also taught at Randolph Community College in Asheboro, N.C., for nine years and helped Northeast Texas Community College in Mount Pleasant, Texas, establish an electrical curriculum.

Preface
To the Student
Whole Numbers
Addition of Whole Numbers
Subtraction of Whole Numbers
Multiplication of Whole Numbers
Division of Whole Numbers
Combined Operations with Whole Numbers
Common Fractions
Addition of Common Fractions
Subtraction of Common Fractions
Multiplication of Common Fractions
Division of Common Fractions
Combined Operations with Common Fractions
Decimal Fractions
Addition of Decimal Fractions
Subtraction of Decimal Fractions
Multiplication of Decimal Fractions
Division of Decimal Fractions
Decimal and Common Fraction Equivalents
Combined Operations with Decimal Fractions
Percent, Averages, and Estimates
Percent and Percentage
Interest
Discount
Averages and Estimates
Combined Problems on Percents, Averages, and Estimates
Powers and Roots
Powers
Roots
Combined Operations with Powers and Roots
Metric Measure and Scientific Notation
Measure
Length Measure
Area Measure
Volume and Mass Measure
Energy and Temperature Measure
Combined Problems on Measure
Ratio and Proportion
Ratio
Proportion
Combined Operations with Ratio and Proportion
Formulas
Representation in Formulas
Rearrangement in Formulas
General Simple Formulas
Ohm's Law Formulas
Power Formulas
Combined Problems on Formulas
Trigonometry
Right Triangles
Trigonometric Functions
Plane Vectors
Rotating Vectors
Combined Problems in Trigonometry
Number Systems
Appendix
Glossary
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems