ATAM 2170  MathematicsCompound Angles Credit Hours: 2.00 Prerequisites: ATAM 2150 or consent of apprenticeship coordinator or related work experience
Use of principles of trigonometry to determine plane and face angles in solid figures, classification of solid geometric figures into five basic types, analysis and recognition of types. Demonstration and practice in solving shop problems, determination of angles of tilt and rotation for mounting parts on adjustable angle plates for tool operations.
Location: South Campus
Contact Hours: 2 Billable Contact Hours: 2 OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe Type I and Type II triangular pyramids for geometric problem solutions.
Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Using Type I triangular pyramid with 4 faces having right triangles, solve for geometric angles and lengths of the triangle sides.
 Using Type II triangular pyramid with 3 faces having right triangles and one oblique triangle, solve for geometric angles and lengths of the triangle sides.
 Using Type I and Type II triangular pyramids, solve applied mechanical problems for lengths of triangle sides and geometric angles enabling tilt and rotation of prisms.
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe Type III and Type IV triangular pyramids for geometric problem solutions.
Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Using Type III pyramids with 4 faces having right triangles and one face a rectangle, solve for geometric angles and lengths of the triangle sides.
 Using Type IV pyramids with 2 faces having right triangles and 2 faces having obtuse oblique triangles solve for geometric angles and length of the triangular sides.
 Using Type III and Type IV triangular pyramids, solve applied mechanical problems for length of the triangle sides and geometric angles for tilt and rotation of prisms.
Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe Type V triangular pyramids for geometric solutions, component setup, fabrication and measurement.
Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Using Type V triangular pyramids with 2 faces having right triangles and 2 faces having acute oblique triangles, solve for geometric angles and lengths of the triangular sides.
 Using the five types of triangular pyramids, solve applied mechanical problems for the angles of prism rotation and one angle of prism tilt in component setup, fabrication and measurement.
 Using the five types of triangular pyramids, solve applied mechanical problems for the angles of prism rotation and two angles of prism tilt in component setup, fabrication and measurement..
COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (Bulleted outcomes apply to the course)
 1. The graduate can integrate the knowledge and technological skills necessary to be a successful learner.

 2. The graduate can demonstrate how to think competently.

 3. The graduate can demonstrate how to employ mathematical knowledge.

4. The graduate can demonstrate how to communicate competently.

5. The graduate is sensitive to issues relating to a diverse, global society.

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
 Introduction, orientation & pretest.
 Type I  a triangular pyramid, four faces, of which all are right triangles.
 Type II  a triangular pyramid, three faces, of which are right triangles and the fourth is an oblique triangle.
 Type III  a triangular pyramid having five faces, four of which are right triangles, and the fifth is a rectangle
 Test 1
 Type IV  a triangular pyramid, two faces are right triangles and two faces are obtuse oblique triangles.
 Type V  a triangular pyramid, two faces are right triangles and two faces are acute oblique triangles.
 Test 2
 Angle of rotation and angle of tilt applied applications.
 Angle of rotation and angle of tilt applied applications.
 Test 3
 Angle of rotation and angle of tilt applied applications.
 Angle of rotation and angle of tilt applied applications.
 Test 4
 Angle of rotation and angle of tilt applied applications.
 Final examination.
Primary Faculty Gordon, Victoria Secondary Faculty Associate Dean Pawlowski, Timothy Dean Hutchison, Donald
Official Course Syllabus  Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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