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# INDS 119 - Introduction to Industrial Mathematics

3 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 real-world industrial applications.
OFFERED: fall and spring semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Understand basic mathematical terms

1. Explain mass
2. Explain density
3. Explain force
4. Explain torque
5. Explain pressure

Goal 2:  Apply basic mathematics to whole numbers in industrial applications

1. Perform addition of whole numbers
2. Perform subtraction of whole numbers
3. Perform multiplication of whole numbers
4. Perform division of whole numbers
5. Find the average of a group of whole numbers
6. Explain the significance of the zero digit in a number

Goal 3:  Apply basic mathematics to decimals in industrial applications

1. Perform addition of numbers with decimals
2. Perform subtraction of numbers with decimals
3. Perform multiplication of numbers with decimals
4. Perform division of numbers with decimals
5. Find the average of a group of numbers with decimals

Goal 4:  Apply basic mathematics to fractions in industrial applications

1. Find the lowest common denominator
3. Perform subtraction of fractions
4. Perform multiplication of fractions
5. Perform division of fractions
6. Find the average of a group of fractions

Goal 5:  Apply basic mathematics to metric numbers in industrial applications

1. Perform addition of metric numbers
2. Perform subtraction of metric numbers
3. Perform multiplication of metric numbers
4. Perform division of metric numbers
5. Find the average of a group of metric numbers

Goal 6:  Apply basic mathematics conversions in industrial applications

1. Explain the differences between decimals and fractions
2. Convert decimals to fractions
3. Convert fractions to decimals
4. Identify metric prefixes and their values
5. Convert metric numbers to imperial/U.S. numbers
6. Convert imperial/U.S. numbers to metric numbers
7. Convert Celsius to Fahrenheit
8. Convert Fahrenheit to Celsius

Goal 7:  Apply basic geometry to industrial applications

1. Calculate the perimeter of geometric shapes
2. Calculate the area of geometric shapes
3. Calculate the volume of geometric shapes
4. Calculate the perimeter of a triangle
5. Compare types of angles
6. Measure angles