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Introductory Technical Mathematics

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Author: Peterson, John C.

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 7

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 1040

Release Date: 01-01-2018

Details: Product Description Considering a career in today's sophisticated trade and technical work environments? This practical, easy-to-understand, and engaging text will help you build a solid understanding of essential math concepts and their real-world applications using step-by-step examples and problems drawn from a variety of occupations. Now updated with more than 1500 new exercises to introduce and reinforce key skills, INTRODUCTORY TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS, Seventh Edition, also features accurate, up-to-date information from the field, including expanded coverage of topics such as estimation usage, working with spreadsheets on tablets, and energy-efficient electrical applications. Review �The quality and accuracy of the exercises and unit reviews are outstanding.� �The quantity and mix of application examples and problems in this text is spot on.� �The level of the material is relevant and appropriate for my students. Many of the students in our institution start with weak math skills and this text allows instruction to start from basic fundamentals and work into more challenging information over time.� About the Author John C. Peterson is a retired Professor of Mathematics at Chattanooga State Community College, Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he received the Teaching Excellence Award. His professional experience includes teaching at middle school, high school, and university levels, as well as work in industry. In addition to MATHEMATICS FOR MACHINE TECHNOLOGY, 8E, Dr. Peterson has authored or co-authored four other Cengage books: INTRODUCTORY TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS, TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS, TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS WITH CALCULUS, and MATH FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE TRADE. A member of the team that revised the 2015 College Board of Mathematical Sciences cross-sectional survey of undergraduate mathematical science programs, Dr. Peterson has also served as a vice president of The American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges. He has published more than 90 journal papers and given more than 200 presentations. Dr. Peterson earned his Ph.D. in mathematics education from The Ohio State University. Robert D. Smith was Associate Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut. In addition to his teaching experience, Mr. Smith worked in the manufacturing industry as a tool designer, quality control engineer, and chief manufacturing engineer. He has also been active in teaching applied mathematics, physics, and industrial materials and processes on the secondary school level and in apprenticeship programs.

Package Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.5 x 1.6 inches

Languages: English