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Mathematics for Engineering By W. Bolton

Mathematics for Engineering

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Presents a maths course for a wide ability range, and does not go beyond the requirements of Advanced GNVQ. This book introduces key concepts through examples that are set firmly in engineering contexts, which students will find relevant and motivating.

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Mathematics for Engineering by W. Bolton

Mathematics for Engineering has been carefully designed to provide a maths course for a wide ability range, and does not go beyond the requirements of Advanced GNVQ. It is an ideal text for any pre-degree engineering course where students require revision of the basics and plenty of practice work.

Bill Bolton introduces the key concepts through examples set firmly in engineering contexts, which students will find relevant and motivating.

The second edition has been carefully matched to the Curriculum 2000 Advanced GNVQ units:
Applied Mathematics in Engineering (compulsory unit 5)
Further Mathematics for Engineering (Edexcel option unit 13)
Further Applied Mathematics for Engineering (AQA / City & Guilds option unit 25)

A new introductory section on number and mensuration has been added, as well as a new section on series and some further material on applications of differentiation and definite integration.

Bill Bolton is a leading author of college texts in engineering and other technical subjects. As well as being a lecturer for many years, he has also been Head of Research, Development and Monitoring at BTEC and acted as a consultant for the Further Education Unit.

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"Good readability and relevant for the Foundation year with practical examples" College Programme Director

About W. Bolton

W. Bolton has worked in industry, as well as academia as a senior lecturer in a College of Technology, a member of the Nuffield Advanced Physics team, adviser on British Government Aid project to Brazil on technical education, UNESCO consultant in Argentina and Thailand, Head of Research and Development at the Business and Technician Education Council, now retired. He has written many engineering textbooks including: Mechatronics 4th ed., Engineering Science 5th ed., Higher Engineering Science 2nd ed., Mechanical Science 3rd ed., Instrumentation and Control Systems.

Table of Contents

Preface; NUMBER AND MENSURATION: Units and powers; Mensuration; ALGEBRA: Algebraic equations; Series; Linear equations; Simultaneous equations; Quadratic equations; Logarithmic and exponential equations; Electrical circuit algebra; Mechanics algebra. TRIGONOMETRY: Trigonometric ratios; Trigonometric identities; Trigonometric formulas; Vector trigonometry. GRAPHS: Cartesian graphs; Linear graphs; Non-linear graphs; Logarithmic graphs; Electrical circuit graphs; Mechanics graphs. CALCULUS: Introduction to differentiation; Derivatives; Introduction to integration; Electrical circuit calculus; Mechanics calculus; Answers; Index

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Mathematics for Engineering by W. Bolton
W. Bolton
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