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Plastics: Math for Extruders: Program 2

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Course Format
Advantage™  
Advantage
Product ID
arasmfe2
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
0.0
Training Time ?
50 to 100 minutes
Language(s)
English
Video Format
Standard Definition
Devices Supported
Browsers Supported
IE Desktop
Required Plugins
MasteryNet Player
Lesson Interactions
74
Quiz Questions
57
Interactive Producer
A. Routsis
Original Content Producer
A. Routsis Associates
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Overview

This the the 2nd of a two-part training series that will help anyone within the extrusion industry looking to expand or fine-tune his or her math skills.

The topics of this course move into metrics and imperial units; then continues to length and distance. A section of learning is designated to weight, mass, and force before continuing to conversion, understanding percentages, and calculating tolerances.

This course is in the Advantage™ format, to read about Advantage™ features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Rich multimedia presentation with interactions and quiz
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course
Audience

All persons within the extrusion industry.

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Metric and Imperial Units
  • Time and Temperature
  • Speed, Length and Distance
  • Area, Volume and Flow
  • Weight, Mass, Force and Torque
  • Mass Flow Rate
  • Pressure
  • Units: Conversions
  • Units: Multiplying and Dividing
  • Units: Adding and Subtracting
  • Understanding Percentages
  • Averages
  • Tolerances
  • Conclusion
Intended Performance Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course you will be better prepared to:
  • Identify the common units used within the plastics industry.
  • Understand how time is measured
  • Explain how speed and length are measured and expressed.
  • List the basic formulas used to calculate area, volume and flow.
  • Identify how weight, mass, and force are expressed in Metric and Imperial units.
  • Explain how the consumption of material is rated and expressed.
  • Explain how pressure is measured for polymer, air, hydraulic fluid, or water.
  • Identify the procedure used to transfer a unit from one measurement system to another.
  • Identify how units are combined or cancelled out when multiplying or dividing.
  • Identify the proper way to treat units when adding or subtracting.
  • Choose the proper way to represent a number as a fraction of one hundred.
  • Determine the average, or mean, of a group of numbers.
  • Identify a target dimension and its acceptable upper and lower tolerances.

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