Covers the fundamental principles of plane geometry with emphasis on application to the industrial environment. Explores angular, circular, linear, area, and volume measurement in relation to the types of geometric figures and configurations found in industry.
Goals, Topics, and Objectives
- Introduction to plane geometry.
- Angular measure.
- Angular geometric principles.
- Similar figures.
- Areas of common polygons.
- Areas of circles, sectors, segments, and ellipses.
- Prisms and cylinders.
- Pyramids and cones.
- Spheres and composite objects.
Assessment and Requirements
All students will be required to complete a comprehensive final examination that assesses the learning of all the course objectives. This exam must be weighted in a manner so that this exam score is worth a minimum of fifteen percent of the final course grade. This exam is to be a common exam administered to all sections of TAMA-130.
Calculator Use: Students are encouraged to bring a calculator to all class sessions. Any scientific calculator will be sufficient for this course.
Texts, handouts, and/or workbooks will be determined by the TAE Department.