# Applied Shop Math (Self-Directed Learning)

• Delivery Option: Self-Directed
• Subject Category: Technical
• Number of Days: 12-15 hours

### Course Summary

This course builds on the foundation of Basic Shop Math and explores some of the more advanced, yet common mathematical functions used in the manufacturing environment.

### Target Audience

Production workers, machine operators, and inspection personnel will benefit from this course.

### Course Objectives

This course gives workers a practical foundation in algebra, plane geometry and trigonometry. It allows them to solve equations and formulas, and calculate dimensions of the geometric shapes that represent most part features.

### Agenda

Unit 1: Fundamentals

• Variables and constants
• Inverse operations
• Solving equations with one variable
• Solving formulas
• Exponents and roots
• Measurements of angles
• Decimal and fractional degrees
• Relationships between lines and the angles they form

Unit 2: Geometric Shapes

• Types of triangles and their characteristics
• Pythagorean theorem
• Calculating dimensions of triangles
• Types of quadrilaterals and their characteristics
• Characteristics and dimensions of hexagons
• Parts of circles
• Calculating dimensions of circles

Unit 3: Basic Trigonometry

• Trigonometric functions
• Solving right triangles using trig functions
• Using sine bars to measure angles
• Calculating values for sine bar measurements
• Calculating bolt circle dimensions
• Solving oblique triangles using the Law of Sines
• Solving oblique triangles using the Law of Cosines

### Materials

What’s Included?

• 3 DVDs
• 1 Instructor’s Guide
• 1 Participant’s Guide
• Scientific Calculator
• Diagnostic Test
• 1 Power Point Presentation