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College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATAM 2350 - Mathematics-A.C. Circuitry-Trigonometry & Vectors

Credit Hours: 2.00

Prerequisites: ATAM 1360  or consent of apprenticeship coordinator or related work experience

Angles, angular measure (degrees, radians), angular velocity frequency, similar triangles, trig functions, solutions of right triangles, law of cosines, vector addition and subtraction, vector components, and graphing trig functions.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to calculate trigonometry and vector problems for AC circuitry.


  1. Utilize a calculator to solve polar and rectangular vectors.
  2. Utilize a calculator to solve right triangle problems.
  3. Calculate trigonometry and vector problems for AC circuitry.
  4. Solve triangular problems using the laws of sines and cosines.
  5. Use vector addition and subtraction to solve electrical problems.
  6. Solve angular velocity frequency problems.

• 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

  1. Pre-Test 2. Post-Test1. Law of Sines
  2. Law of Cosines
  3. A.C. Fundamentals
  4. Phasor Algebra
  5. A.C. Series Circuits
  6. A.C. Parallel Circuits
  7. Equivalent Wye and Delta Circuits

Primary Faculty
Gordon, Victoria
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Pawlowski, Timothy
Hutchison, Donald

Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088

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