
Technical Calculus, 3/e
Dale Ewen, Parkland Community College
Joan S. Gary, Parkland Community College
James E. Trefzger, Parkland Community College
Michael Topper
Published January, 1998 by Prentice Hall Career & Technology
Copyright 1998, 598 pp.
Cloth
ISBN 0136736904

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Presents a thorough discussion of practical calculus skills required
for engineering technology. The text assumes that students have a
mathematics background in algebra and trigonometry.
Presents topics in a logical, intuitive manner.
Integrates technical applications throughout whenever
possible.
Includes detailed, stepbystep examples making the
text a useful learning tool for students.
Contains review sections on trigonometric functions,
inverse trigonometric functions, and exponential and logarithmic functions.
Provides basic instruction on using a graphing calculator
in an appendix.
Numerous detailed and illustrated examples.
Includes several important pedagogical aids.
 Chapter review summaries.
 Chapter review exercises.
 Over 3400 exercises that include a variety of applications.
 Solutions manual for oddnumbered exercises and
answers to evennumbered exercises.
NEW— Presentation has been revised throughout
to emphasize clarity and accuracy.
NEW— An Appendix on using the Graphing Calculator
has been added.
NEW— Applications have been added, providing additional
problems and making the book more relevant by relating Calculus to
current topics of interest to students.
1. Analytic Geometry.
2. The Derivative.
3. Applications of the Derivative.
4. Derivatives of Transcendental Functions.
5. The Integral.
6. Applications of Integration.
7. Methods of Integration.
8. ThreeSpace: Partial Derivatives and Double Integrals.
9. Progressions and the Binomial Theorem.
10. Series.
11. FirstOrder Differential Equations.
12. SecondOrder Differential Equations.
Appendix A. Using a Graphing Calculator.
Appendix B. Tables.
Answers to OddNumbered Exercises and Chapter Reviews.
Index.
