Mastering Technical Mathematics, 2nd edition

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Boost our applied math skills--and rocket your career. Don't let weak or rusty applied math skills keep you from satisfying your technical career goals. Step by step -- and at your own pace--Mastering Technical Mathematics, Second Edition, by Stan Gibilisco and Norman Crowhurst, gives you the essential background you need to sharpen our algebra aptitude...wield quadratics...use mechanical math methods...perform trigonometry and geometry conversions...and harness the power of differentiation. You'll also get comfortable with calculus...learn to use complex quantities...apply logarithms...and more. Totally revised and updated with state-of-the-art coverage of logic and digital systems, this affordable expert tutor also provides helpful examples and illustrations, chapter self-tests--even a comprehensive final exam. It's the ideal prep tool for acing certification exams, earning a technical degree, or confidently tackling any engineering challenge.

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The definitive self-teaching guide to learning mathematics--now fully up-to-date. Unlike other math books that make your start at page one and work your way up to the technique you need, this unique guide steers you right to your topic of interest, fully explains it within its own context, and then shows you how to use it with real-world examples.

The unique jump-in-anywhere format and conversational tone of Stan Gibilisco's and Norman Crowhurst's Mastering Technical Mathematics makes this book--now thoroughly updated--a must for just about any technical professional. It's also the perfect instruction manual for independent students who want to structure their own learning.

With this one-of-a-kind, case study-filled guide to all kinds of math used in technical fields, you can--find the technique you need quickly, along with easy-to-understand examples showing how it's used; skip from topic to topic in any order, and learn in your own style at your own pace; master technical math painlessly with this guide's easy-going style and example-packed format; discover new applications in logic, digital systems, and numbering systems; test yourself with quiz questions in each chapter (and complete worked-out solutions). If you work in a field where math comes with the territory, don't miss the guide that puts a multitude of math solutions right at your fingertips: Mastering Technical Mathematics, Second Edition.

About the Author:

Stan Gibilisco is a professional technical writer who specializes in books on electronics and science topics. He is the author of The Encyclopedia of Electronics, The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing, and The Illustrated Dictionary of Electronics, as well as over 20 other technical books. His published works have won numerous awards. The Encyclopedia of Electronics was chosen a "Best Reference Book of the 1980s" by the American Library Association, which also named his McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing a "Best Reference of 1996."

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