INDS 119  Introduction to Industrial Mathematics3 Credit: (1 lecture, 2 lab, 0 clinical) 3 Contact Hours: This course introduces students to the basic mathematical concepts needed for a basic job in manufacturing, and prepares them for training in advanced manufacturing. Students will learn and apply arithemetic, basic mathematics, and metric measurements and conversion. Concepts and exercises will be drawn from realworld industrial applications. OFFERED: fall and spring semesters
Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies: Goal 1: Understand basic mathematical terms
 Explain mass
 Explain density
 Explain force
 Explain torque
 Explain pressure
Goal 2: Apply basic mathematics to whole numbers in industrial applications
 Perform addition of whole numbers
 Perform subtraction of whole numbers
 Perform multiplication of whole numbers
 Perform division of whole numbers
 Find the average of a group of whole numbers
 Explain the significance of the zero digit in a number
Goal 3: Apply basic mathematics to decimals in industrial applications
 Perform addition of numbers with decimals
 Perform subtraction of numbers with decimals
 Perform multiplication of numbers with decimals
 Perform division of numbers with decimals
 Find the average of a group of numbers with decimals
Goal 4: Apply basic mathematics to fractions in industrial applications
 Find the lowest common denominator
 Perform addition of fractions
 Perform subtraction of fractions
 Perform multiplication of fractions
 Perform division of fractions
 Find the average of a group of fractions
Goal 5: Apply basic mathematics to metric numbers in industrial applications
 Perform addition of metric numbers
 Perform subtraction of metric numbers
 Perform multiplication of metric numbers
 Perform division of metric numbers
 Find the average of a group of metric numbers
Goal 6: Apply basic mathematics conversions in industrial applications
 Explain the differences between decimals and fractions
 Convert decimals to fractions
 Convert fractions to decimals
 Identify metric prefixes and their values
 Convert metric numbers to imperial/U.S. numbers
 Convert imperial/U.S. numbers to metric numbers
 Convert Celsius to Fahrenheit
 Convert Fahrenheit to Celsius
Goal 7: Apply basic geometry to industrial applications
 Calculate the perimeter of geometric shapes
 Calculate the area of geometric shapes
 Calculate the volume of geometric shapes
 Calculate the perimeter of a triangle
 Compare types of angles
 Measure angles
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