ASCT 1051 covers those topics in technical mathematics which are important for student success in drafting. Topics include algebraic operations, simple equations, ratios, basic geometry, quadratic equations, graphs, linear equations, vectors, trigonometry, logarithms and exponential functions.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of ASCT 1051 for the Fall 2023 term.
Tue Sep 05 - Fri Dec 15 (15 weeks)
- 15 weeks
- CRN 46286
Class meeting times
|Sep 05 - Dec 15||N/A||N/A||Online|
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Department Contact: Samaneh Hashemi, Ph.D., P.Eng. Department Head 604-412-7473 Samaneh_Hashemi@bcit.ca Access LEARNING HUB (learn.bcit.ca) for class information and lecture release schedule.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Use the four basic mathematical operations to solve problems involving whole numbers, fractional numbers, decimals, percent, powers, roots, signed numbers and the conversion of measurements.
- Solve word problems using basic algebraic operations.
- Solve linear equations and manipulate formulae (literal equations).
- Solve problems by applying basic angle properties and Pythagorean theorem.
- Solve problems involving triangles by using trigonometric ratios and the Sine or Cosine Laws.
- Resolve a vector into rectangular components.
- Find the resultant of the vector components graphically or by application of the Sine or Cosine Laws.
- Convert between radians and degrees to solve problems involving the central angle, radius, arc length, and sectional areas of circles.
- Determine the perimeter, area, and volume of basic geometric shapes.
- Employ graphs in solving linear equations.
- Solve line problems: the slope of a line, equation of a line and the distance between two points.
- Solve problems involving ratios, proportions and variations.
- Solve the system of two linear equations alegebraically, graphically and with determinants.
- Simplify algebraic expressions by performing algebraic operations and factoring.
- Solve problems by identifying and solving quadratic equations graphically, by factoring with the quadratic formula.
- Manipulate logharitmic expressions and exponential functions.
Effective as of Fall 2007
Mathematics for Technical Applications (ASCT 1051) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
- Architectural and Structural CADD and Graphics Technician (Structural Option)
- Construction Drawings
Associate Certificate Part-time
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