SRJC Course Outlines

6/18/2021 2:17:07 PMIED 90B Course Outline as of Fall 1997

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  IED 90BTitle:  TECHNICAL MATH  
Full Title:  Technical Mathematics
Last Reviewed:4/27/2009

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Practical applications of mathematics for occupational students, using electronic calculators.  It includes right angle trigonometry, equations, graphs, vectors, logarithms and algebra fundamentals.

Successful completion of IED 90A or equivalent.

Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Math for occupational students, using electronic calculators.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Successful completion of IED 90A or equivalent.
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Inactive:Fall 2009
Math Competency
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Fall 2015
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The student will:
1.  Comprehend and emonstrate basic mathematical concepts related
   to those subject areas as stated in the catalog course
2.  Understand and become proficient in solving basic mathematical
   problems associated with the subject matter of the course.
3.  Analyze, evaluate and solve mathematical word problems
   associated with the subject matter of the course.
4.  Understand, evaluate, and demonstrate the actual on-the-job
   uses of the mathematical concepts associated with his/her
   occupational field.
5.  Comprehend and demonstrate the use of an electronic calculator
   in solving mathematical problems.
6.  Understand and demonstrate the use of mathematical conversion
   tables and formulas.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Algebra fundamentals
    A.  Equations and the algebraic process
    B.  Theory of signed numbers
    C.  Rules of operation of signed numbers
    D.  Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of
        signed numbers
II.  Addition and subtraction of algebraic expressions
    A.  Definitions and classifications of terms and expressions
    B.  Operations on monomial and polynomial expressions
    C.  Simplifying algebraic expressions
    D.  Operations on exponents
III. Multiplication and division of Bionomials and Polynomials
    A.  Rules of operation
    B.  Practical applications
IV.  Powers of ten
    A.  Definitions and technical applications
    B.  Scientific notation and significant figures
    C.  Rules of operation
V.   Factoring
    A.  The concept of prime factors
    B.  Rules of operation
    C.  Factoring binomial and trinomial expressions
VI.  Algebraic equations
    A.  Definition and types of equations
    B.  Rules for solving equations
    C.  Practical applications in occupational areas
VII.   Angles
      A.  Definitions and measurements of angles
      B.  Cartesian or rectangular coordinates
      C.  Polar coordinates and the generation of angles
      D.  Oblique triangles and the laws of sines and cosines
IX.    Principles of vector analysis and numerical control of
      mill machines
      A.  The concept of vector forces
      B.  Computation of and graphing vector forces
      C.  Practical applications in occupational areas

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Students will be required to complete:
1.  Reading assignments that will average fifteen pages per week.
2.  Computational homework assignments averaging two per week or
   approximately ten assignments during the semester.
3.  Practical occupational problem assignments - approximately
   ten assignments during the semester.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
80 - 80%
Homework problems, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 20%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Power, T.C., Industrial Education 90B Syllabus

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