# Basic Engineering Mathematics Handbook

### Contents

- Basic arithmetic
- Fractions
- Decimals
- Using a calculator
- Percentages
- Ratio and proportion
- Powers, roots and laws of indices
- Units, prefixes and engineering notation
- Basic algebra
- Further algebra
- Solving simple equations
- Transposing formulae
- Solving simultaneous equations
- Solving quadratic equations
- Logarithms
- Exponential functions
- Straight line graphs
- Graphs reducing non-linear laws to linear form
- Graphical solution of equations
- Angles and triangles
- Introduction to trigonometry
- Trigonometric waveforms
- Non-right-angled triangles and some practical
- applications
- Cartesian and polar co-ordinates
- Areas of common shapes
- The circle
- Volumes of common solids
- Irregular areas and volumes, and mean values
- Vectors
- Methods of adding alternating waveforms
- Presentation of statistical data
- Mean, median, mode and standard deviation
- Probability
- Introduction to differentiation
- Introduction to integration
- Number sequences
- Binary, octal and hexadecimal
- Inequalities
- Graphs with logarithmic scales