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Boost our applied math skills--and rocket your career. Don't let weak or rusty applied math skills keep you from satisfying your technical career goals. Step by step — and at your own pace--Mastering Technical Mathematics, Second Edition, by Stan Gibilisco and Norman Crowhurst, gives you the essential background you need to sharpen our algebra aptitude...wield quadratics...use mechanical math methods...perform trigonometry and geometry conversions...and harness the power of differentiation. You'll also get comfortable with calculus...learn to use complex quantities...apply logarithms...and more. Totally revised and updated with state-of-the-art coverage of logic and digital systems, this affordable expert tutor also provides helpful examples and illustrations, chapter self-tests--even a comprehensive final exam. It's the ideal prep tool for acing certification exams, earning a technical degree, or confidently tackling any engineering challenge.

Synopsis:

A thorough revision of the classic tutorialof scientific and engineering mathematics

For more than fifteen years, Mastering Technical Mathematicshas been the definitive self-teaching guidefor those wishing to boost their career by learning theprinciples of mathematics as they apply to science andengineering.Featuring the same user-friendly pedagogy, practicalexamples, and detailed illustrations that have made thisresource a favorite of the scientific and technical communities,the new third edition delivers four entirelynew chapters and expanded treatment of cutting-edgetopics.

About the Author

Stan Gibilisco (Deadwood, SD) write books, magazine articles, and technical papers about general science, mathematics, electronics, and computing. He has worked as a technical writer in industry, as a radio engineer, and as a magazine editor. One of Stans books, Encyclopedia of Electronics (TAB Books, 1985), was named by the American Library Association (ALA) in its list of "Best References of the 1980s." Another of his books, McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing (McGraw-Hill, 1995), was named as a "Best Reference of 1996" by the ALA. In recent years, he has written 14 volumes for the McGraw-Hill "DeMYSTified" series.

Table of Contents

PART 1: WORKING WITH NUMBERS

Ch 1. From Counting to Addition

Ch 2. Subtraction

Ch 3. Multiplication

Ch 4. Division

Ch 5. Fractions

Ch 6. Area and Volume

Ch 7. Time as a Dimension

PART 2: ALGEBRA, GEOMETRY, AND TRIGONOMETRY

Ch 8. First Notions in Algebra

Ch 9. "School" Algebra

Ch 10. Quadratic Equations

Ch 11. Some Useful Shortcuts

Ch 12. Mechanical Mathematics

Ch 13. Ratio and Proportion

Ch 14. Trigonometric and Geometric Calculations

PART 3: ANALYSIS AND CALCULUS

Ch 15. Systems of Counting

Ch 16. Theory of Progressions

Ch 17. Practical Progressions

Ch 18. Analyzing Motion

Ch 19. Developing Calculus Theory

Ch 20. Combining Calculus with Other Tools

Ch 21. Coordinate Systems and Graphs

Ch 22. Imaginary and Complex Numbers

PART 4: TOOLS OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Ch 23. Working with Series

Ch 24. Logarithms

Ch 25. Handy Formulas and Techniques

Ch 26. Calculation Aids

Ch 27. Digital Mathematics

Ch 28. Vector Quantities

Ch 29. Scientific Notation

Ch 30. Working with Statistics

Product Details

ISBN:
9780070248281
Other:
Goodman, Bob
Author:
Gibilisco, Stan
Author:
Goodman, Bob
Author:
Crowhurst, Norman H.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Television & Video
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Applied
Subject:
Small Appliance Repair
Subject:
Video tape recorders and recording
Subject:
Engineering mathematics
Subject:
General Mathematics
Subject:
Mathematics,Algebra,Trigonometry,Geometry,Dimension,Calculus,Introducing Algebra,Counting,Mastering Technical Mathematics,Second Dimension,Fractions,Digital Mathematics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Publication Date:
May 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
627
Dimensions:
8.93x5.98x1.61 in. 1.95 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A thorough revision of the classic tutorialof scientific and engineering mathematics

For more than fifteen years, Mastering Technical Mathematicshas been the definitive self-teaching guidefor those wishing to boost their career by learning theprinciples of mathematics as they apply to science andengineering.Featuring the same user-friendly pedagogy, practicalexamples, and detailed illustrations that have made thisresource a favorite of the scientific and technical communities,the new third edition delivers four entirelynew chapters and expanded treatment of cutting-edgetopics.

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