Industrial Mathematics Training

170-01 Introduction to Industrial Math

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to explain the mathematical order of operations, the use of exponents and square roots.

  • Explain the rules for rounding numbers
  • List the mathematical order of operations
  • Identify the principles of exponents
  • Solve problems using numbers that include exponents
  • Identify the principles of square roots
  • Explain how a calculator can be used for operations with exponents and square roots

170-02 Industrial Math: Measurements and Calculations

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to demonstrate how to use equations to solve industrial problems involving length, height, flow and temperature conversions and calculations. You will be able to explain how to read and interpret formulas, graphs, charts, and tables. You will also be able to apply several mathematical formulas to commonly used industrial calculations.

  • Describe the use of conversion tables
  • Use equations to solve problems using length, height, and flow and temperature conversions
  • Solve mathematical problems using each of the following:
    • Area formulas
    • Volumetric formulas
    • Velocity formulas
    • Flow formulas
    • Density and specific gravity
  • Explain how to interpret circle, bar, and line graphs
  • Explain how to read and interpret charts and tables

170-03 Industrial Math: Fractions, Percentages, and Ratios

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to interpret and solve problems using fractions, decimals, and percentages. You will also be able to interpret and solve problems using ratios and proportions.

  • Explain basic terminology and functions related to fractions
  • Calculate lowest common denominator
  • Perform arithmetic operations on fractions
  • Convert fractions to decimals
  • Convert decimals to fractions
  • Explain basic terminology and functions related to percentage
  • Change percent values to decimals and fractions
  • Compute bases, rates, or portions of numbers
  • Determine differential percentages
  • Determine maximum and minimum measurements given the percent tolerance
  • Explain basic terminology used to describe ratios and proportions
  • Solve problems using ratios and proportions