GEOMETRY/TRIGONOMETRY FOR MACHINISTS

  • Program: Machine Tool Technology
  • Course: Geometry/Trigonometry for Machinists
  • Course #: MACH2425
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course covers the practical application of the basic principles of plane geometry and right angle trigonometry to solve machine shop related problems. Included will be right triangle functions and solutions along with the law of sines and the law of cosines. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify principles of planar geometry
Solve geometric problems using the principles of planar geometry
Identify principles of trigonometry
Solve problems using the Pythagorean Theorem
Solve problems using sine function
Solve problems using cosine function
Solve problems using tangent function
Solve problems involving oblique triangles
Solve compound angle problems

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MATH1500 or equivalent
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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