Monday, August 24, 2009

Technical Mathematics

Product Description
1K-2, 0-13-048810-0, Ewen, Dale, Gary, Joan S., Trefzger, James E., Technical Mathematics, 2/E*/ This book provides readers with necessary mathematics skills. Mathematics provides the essential framework for and is the basic language of all the technologies. Mathematical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills are crucial to understanding the changing face of technology. It presents the following major areas: fundamental concepts and measurement; fundamental algebraic concepts; exponential and logarithmic functions; right-triangle trigonometry; the trigonometric functions with formulas and identities; complex numbers; matrices; polynomial and rational functions; basic statistics for process control; and analytic geometry. An excellent learning aid and resource tool for engineers, especially computer software, hardware, and peripheral manufacturers. Its comprehensive appendices make this an excellent desktop reference.
From the Back Cover
A broad introduction to the mathematical skills and concepts necessary for individuals in technical and engineering fields. Presented in an intuitive manner with technical application integrated throughout, the book features numerous aids, exercises and examples designed to develop users with the problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. The book presents fundamental concepts and measurement; fundamental algebraic concepts, exponential and logarithmic functions, right-triangle trigonometry, trigonometric function, formulas and identities, complex numbers, matrices, polynomial and rational function, statistics for process control and analytic geometry. For individuals in technology and engineering and other technical areas interested in a review of basic technical mathematics concepts. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.