# Shop Essentials (Applied Mathematics)

Machine shop employees need essential skills to perform their duties. Careful interpretation, use, and analysis of numbers and drawings help create and maintain an efficient manufacturing process.

These classes will explain essential skills required in today’s machine shop. The content is for individuals who need to maintain and acquire fundamental manufacturing skills. Content covers math, drawings, and manufacturing processes for all levels of the shop.

Class Functional Area Format Difficulty Version Department
Classes 1 to 10 of 20
Math Fundamentals 101

The class Math Fundamentals covers basic arithmetic operations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Additionally, it introduces the concept of negative numbers and integers. The class concludes with an overview of the order of operations and grouping symbols.Basic mathematical operations ...

Related 1.0 Class:
Math: Fundamentals 100
Foundational Online Beginner 2.0
Applied and Engineering Sciences 110

This class provides an overview of the key concepts of physics and works through practical mathematic application.

Foundational Online Beginner 1.0
Math: Fractions and Decimals 111

Math: Fractions and Decimals provides the methods used to perform basic mathematical operations using fractions, decimals, and percentages. The class covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with fractions and decimals. It also discusses conversions between fractions, decimals, mixed numbers, and ...

Related 1.0 Class:
Math: Fractions and Decimals 105
Foundational Online Beginner 2.0
Units of Measurement 112

The class Units of Measurement provides a thorough explanation of the English and Metric systems and how conversion between them occurs. The common base units of measurement are length, area, volume, mass, and temperature. The English system uses inches, feet, ...

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Math: Units of Measurement 115
Foundational Online Beginner 2.0
Manufacturing Process Applications: Part I 124

This class introduces common metal shaping operations, including sheet and bulk metal processes, extrusion, forging, casting, and powder metallurgy.

Foundational Online Beginner 1.0
Manufacturing Process Applications: Part II 125

This class will introduce you to common finishing and coating processes, printed circuit board fabrication, and common material handling methods.

Foundational Online Beginner 1.0
Algebra Fundamentals 141

Math: Algebra Fundamentals provides a detailed overview of the basics of algebra, including the operations needed to solve a single variable equation. Basic algebra is used constantly in manufacturing, from the production floor to the accounting department.Any time a number ...

Related 1.0 Class:
Shop Algebra Overview 200
Foundational Online Beginner 2.0
Geometry: Lines and Angles 151

The class Geometry: Lines and Angles discusses the basic building blocks of all geometry: the line and the angle. Every print used in manufacturing is composed of lines and angles which must be interpreted to manufacture the depicted part. Though ...

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Geometry: Lines and Angles 155
Foundational Online Beginner 2.0
Geometry: Triangles 161

The class Geometry: Triangles discusses triangles and the specific mathematical operations unique to them. While the triangle is a very basic shape, it can be found as a part of more complex shapes. Triangles are often used as the basic ...

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Geometry: Triangles 165
Foundational Online Beginner 2.0
Shop Geometry Overview 170

This class presents a general overview and refresher for the the most common rules of geometry.

Foundational Online Beginner 1.0