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Mathematics on all levels is a necessary tool used within all manufacturing and metalworking industries. Industrial Press addresses these needs with numerous references, texts, and guidebooks from trusted and well-known authors and practitioners. From the very basic to the more advanced, you will find everything from shop mathematics to metalcutting formulas to engineering formulas to math for mechanical work to math for computer graphics to engineering mathematics to differential equations to linear algebra and fundamentals of forecasting. 

  1. Vectors and Matrices for Geometric and 3D Modeling

    Vectors are perhaps the most important mathematical objects used in modeling and animation. They have the properties of magnitude and direction, and provide visual understanding of model construction and analysis. Matrices are natural and hardworking partners of vectors.

    This work presents lessons on vectors and matrices in geometric and 3D modeling—the mathematics at the foundation of computer graphics applications. The lessons appear as chapters, generally organized from introductory to more complex topics. Within each chapter, there is a similar order of elementary-to-advanced discussion.

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  2. Geometric Transformations for 3D Modeling (CD-ROM in PDF)

    This is the CD-ROM version of the printed book.

     

    Written from a mathematical standpoint accessible to students, teachers, and professionals studying or practicing in engineering, mathematics, or physics, this second edition is a comprehensive introduction to the theory and application of transformations. Presenting the more abstract foundation material in the first three chapters, Geometric Transformations in 3D Modeling reduces the clutter of theoretical derivation and development in the remainder of the text and introduces the operational and more application-oriented tools and concepts as the need arises. It assumes the reader has already taken analytic geometry and first-year calculus and has a working knowledge of basic matrix and vector algebra. This self-contained resource is sure to appeal to those working in 3D modeling, geometric modeling, computer graphics, animation, robotics, and kinematics.

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  3. Geometric Transformations for 3D Modeling

    Delivering the theory and application of geometric transformations is the comprehensive mission of Geometric Transformations for 3D Modeling by Michael E Mortenson. The 380 page hardcover volume is the second edition. It provides a thorough introduction. Written from the standpoint of transformation mathematics, the content is accessible by students, teachers and professionals in the field. It is also ideal for practitioners in engineering, math and physics beyond the manufacturing industry.

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  4. Essential Mathematics for Science and Technology: A Self-Learning Guide

    This is an entry level text for a wide range of courses in computer science, medicine, health sciences, social sciences, business, engineering and science. Using the phenomenally successful approach of the bestselling Engineering Mathematics by the same authors, it takes you through the math step-by-step with a wealth of examples and exercises. It is an appropriate refresher or brush-up for sci-tech and business students whose math skills need further development.

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  5. Engineering Mathematics Through Applications

    Engineering Mathematics through Applications is a reference and self-study guide for professionals and students which uses applications from a wide range of technical disciplines to help teach the subject and convey its relevance. The mathematics is developed through clear and easy step-by-step examples rather than formal proofs, and the mathematical theory is supported by the use of technology in solving real life engineering problems. The answers to all the questions are included within, while complete worked solutions are available on the accompanying website.

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