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.
Billable Contact Hours: 2
Search for Sections Transfer Possibilities Michigan Transfer Network (MiTransfer)  Utilize this website to easily search how your credits transfer to colleges and universities. 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 (CDO) • Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience. • Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue. • Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives. • Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task. • Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments. • Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course: Critical Thinking: YES Information Literacy: YES Quantitative Reasoning: YES 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 Richter, Lisa Secondary Faculty Gordon, Victoria Associate Dean Jewett, Mark Dean Hutchison, Donald
Official Course Syllabus  Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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