Practical Problems in Mathematics for Heating and Cooling Technicians

Fifth Edition
Author: Russell B. DeVore
ISBN #: 1428324283
©2009   Publish Date: 09/05/2008
Binding: PB
Pages: 336
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $79.95


Develop solid practical math skills needed to succeed in the heating and cooling technology field with this updated resource that presents critical information in a way that is straightforward, easy-to-understand, and most importantly, meaningful to the reader. From basic arithmetic to using formulas, Practical Problems in Mathematics for Heating and Cooling Technicians, 5th Edition covers all of the mathematical concepts that technicians are likely to encounter in their everyday, on-the-job tasks. Packed with hands-on exercises and the HVAC-R-specific terminology that previous editions are known for, this updated edition includes references to the latest technology, geothermal systems, as well as zone heating and cooling. Readers will walk away with a thorough understanding of need-to-know math concepts, as well as confidence that they can apply what they have learned immediately and effectively.

Product Benefits:

  • Realistic drawings and illustrations foster learning by providing a visualization of problems and concepts presented
  • Logical organization from basic to complex topics will challenge readers to stretch their knowledge without overwhelming them
  • Unique chapter on billing offers the opportunity to learn and practice an important business skill that is often overlooked in similar books
  • "Practical problems" enable readers to easily absorb the information and conceive of its use in the field
  • A comprehensive glossary defines terms specific to heating and cooling, while conversion charts present critical field information at a glance

Table of Contents:

Whole Numbers.Common Fractions.Decimal Fractions.Ratio and Proportion.Percent, Percentage and Discount.Direct Measure.Computed Measure.Formulas.Stretchouts and Lengths of Arcs.Trigonometry.Graphs.Bills.

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