How Round is Your Circle?: Where Engineering and Mathematics Meet [Audiobook] download free by John Bryant

How Round is Your Circle?: Where Engineering and Mathematics Meet Audiobook download free by John Bryant
  • Listen audiobook: How Round is Your Circle?: Where Engineering and Mathematics Meet
  • Author: John Bryant
  • Release date: 2011/10/10
  • Publisher: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780691149929
  • Rating: 7.76 of 10
  • Votes: 559
  • Review by: Galilea Conrad
  • Review rating: 7.29 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/24
  • Duration: 4H0M5S in 256 kbps (64 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-16
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, WAV, WMA, MP3, FLAC, Musepack (compression LZO, CAB, RAR, ZIP, AZW, TBZ2)
  • Total pages original book: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 27M22S (6.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: How do you draw a straight line? How do you determine if a circle is really round? These may sound like simple or even trivial mathematical problems, but to an engineer the answers can mean the difference between success and failure. How Round Is Your Circle? invites readers to explore many of the same fundamental questions that working engineers deal with every day-it's challenging, hands-on, and fun. John Bryant and Chris Sangwin illustrate how physical models are created from abstract mathematical ones. Using elementary geometry and trigonometry, they guide readers through paper-and-pencil reconstructions of mathematical problems and show them how to construct actual physical models themselves-directions included. It's an effective and entertaining way to explain how applied mathematics and engineering work together to solve problems, everything from keeping a piston aligned in its cylinder to ensuring that automotive driveshafts rotate smoothly. Intriguingly, checking the roundness of a manufactured object is trickier than one might think. When does the width of a saw blade affect an engineer's calculations-or, for that matter, the width of a physical line?When does a measurement need to be exact and when will an approximation suffice? Bryant and Sangwin tackle questions like these and enliven their discussions with many fascinating highlights from engineering history. Generously illustrated, How Round Is Your Circle? reveals some of the hidden complexities in everyday things.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Maths For Engineers, Applied Mathematics, Engineering Measurement & Calibration, Geometry, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering: General, Mathematical Modelling
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 30.14 USD
  • Dimensions: 154.43x233.68x20.07mm
  • Weight: 510g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New Jersey, United States

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