Practical Problems in Mathematics for Electricians

ISBN-10: 1428324011

ISBN-13: 9781428324015

Edition: 8th 2008 (Revised)

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Gain the math skills you need to succeed in the electrical trade with this new edition of Practical Problems in Mathematics for Electricians. Using the same straightforward writing style and simple, step-by-step explanations that made previous editions so reader-friendly, the eighth edition includes updated illustrations and information for a better learning experience than ever before! The book begins with basic arithmetic and then, once these basic topics have been mastered, progresses to algebra and then trigonometry. Practical problems with real-world scenarios from the electrical field are used throughout, allowing readers to apply key mathematical concepts at the same time as they are developing an awareness of basic electrical terms and practices. This is the perfect resource for anyone entering the electrical industry, or simply looking to brush up on the necessary math.
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List price: $87.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/13/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.858
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.

Addition of whole numbers
Subtraction of whole numbers
Multiplication of whole numbers
Division of whole numbers
Combined operations with whole numbers
Addition of common fractions
Subtraction of common fractions
Multiplication of common fractions
Division of common fractions
Combined operations with common fractions
Addition of decimal fractions
Subtractions of decimal fractions
Multiplications of decimal fractions
Division of decimal fractions
Decimal and common fraction equivalents
Combined operations with decimal fractions
Percent and percentage
Averages and estimates
Combined problems on percents, averages, and estimates
Power Roots
Combined operations with powers and roots
Metric measure and scientific notation
Length measure
Area measure
Volume and mass measure
Energy and temperature measure
Combined problems on measure
Combined operations with ratio and proportion
Representations in formulas
Rearrangement in formulas
General simple formulas
Ohm?s law formulas
Power formulas
Combined problems on formulas
Right triangles
Trigonometric functions
Plane vectors
Rotating vectors
Combined problems in trigonometry
Number systems
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