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Practical Problems in Mathematics, For Welders, 6E

Practical Problems in Mathematics, For Welders, 6E

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Blueprint Reading for Welders
Blueprint Reading for Welders

Welding: Principles and Applications
Welding: Principles and Applications

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Practical Problems in Mathematics, For Welders, 6E

Robert Chasan

Sixth Edition

Now you can combine a highly effective, practical approach to mathematics with the latest procedures, technologies, and practices in today's welding industry with PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR WELDERS, 6E.

Welders rely on mathematical skills to solve both everyday and more challenging problems, from measuring materials for cutting and assembling to effectively and economically ordering materials.

Highly readable, inviting units throughout this comprehensive, new edition emphasize the types of math problems welders regularly face, from basic math procedures used in standard operations to more advanced formulas.

This edition reflects the latest developments in the welding industry using a wealth of real examples; new practice problems; and clear, uncomplicated explanations. The book's carefully constructed approach is ideal for students of all levels of math proficiency and experience.

New, more dimensional illustrations throughout this edition help students further visualize the concepts they're learning. In addition, a new homework solution and dynamic online website to accompany Practical Problems in Mathematics for Welders, 6e further assist students as they focus on the math skills most important for success in their welding careers.


  • LATEST EXAMPLES AND PROBLEMS provide a current snapshot of math concepts most important in welding today. Updated examples and practical problems throughout this edition help students master and apply the math skills required in today's welding industry. Students gain a realistic understanding of what to expect in the profession.
  • NUMEROUS, Step-by-step examples ensure student understanding. Proven, effective step-by-step examples throughout this edition encourage your students to follow each procedure closely, ensuring comprehension as they progress throughout the text.
  • EASY-TO-FOLLOW UNITS are helpful for learning at all levels of math proficiency. This book's easy-to-read, clear explanations and manageable units have earned praise from current users and reviewers. The book's presentation is ideal for learners who may struggle in math as well as accomplished math students who simply need a refresher in the necessary math skills.
  • MEANINGFUL, CLEAR ILLUSTRATIONS--NOW MORE THREE-DIMENSIONAL—assist students in visualizing concepts. This edition's enhanced, numerous illustrations offer more dimensional images to help readers clearly visualize weldments, specific projects, and how key mathematical concepts apply to the trade.


1. Whole Numbers.
2. Common Fractions.
3. Decimal Fractions.
4. Averages, Percentages and Multipliers.
5. Metric System Measurements.
6. Computing Geomtric Measure and Shape.
7. Angular Development and Measurement.
8. Bends, Strechouts, Economical Layout, and Takeoffs.

Robert Chasan

As a math, highway construction, and OSHA safety instructor and coordinator for the Pre-Apprenticeship Training in Highway Construction program at the Maricopa County Community College District, Phoenix, Arizona, author Robert Chasan combines practical experience with exceptional teaching abilities to bring you and your students this engaging text.

Under his tutelage, Professor Chasan's program, funded by the Federal Highway Administration, has become a national leader. Mr. Chasan also coordinates his school's SCANS Lab (Secretary of Labor's Commission on Acquiring Necessary Skills), teaching math, blueprint reading, and SCANS skills to the welding and machine trades students and the school's other trades programs.

In addition, Professor Chasan has led the school Safety Team and taught OSHA-10, OSHA-30, and SSTA-16. Professor Chasan specializes in areas of math instruction, ranging from developmental through trigonometry, including fractions and decimals, measuring instruments, tolerances, percentages, and metrics.

He also focuses on geometry including area, volume and mass, angular development and measurement, and bends and stretch outs. A certified Arizona Community College instructor, Professor Chasan is well recognized for the quality of his vocational instruction.

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