What kind of math is most often used in an engineering job?
and what kind of engineering job uses the most math?
Asked By: smurfette - 8/7/2008
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Engineering jobs requires that one has the knowledge 9f College Algebra, Trigonometry, Differential and Integral Calculus, Differential Equations. All this are needed for Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials andTransmission Line Design... More
Answered By: artsupremo - 8/7/2008
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addition and subtraction. really what did you expect? that doent even count me filling out my expense reports and that is half of the job. any other math you use will most likely be very specific to a position as opposed to engineering... More
Answered By: Raist - 8/7/2008
Probably differential equations for Electrical Engineering. I'm pretty sure that most of the math doesn't have to be done by a human anymore. I would imagine that most everything is calculated using programs.
Answered By: julius923 - 8/7/2008
Mostly applied math, depending on the job. I have used math such as solving linear and nonlinear ODEs and PDEs, Laplace, Z and Fourier transforms, calculus, optimization, linear algebra, solving nonlinear equations in jobs that I have worked in.
Answered By: ma.iler - 8/7/2008
Statistical Analysis - process control, linear regressions, DOE, Forces on objects, Circuit equations, linear and non-linear interpolation Electrical Engineering
Answered By: Ruby G - 8/7/2008
For mechanical engineering (the only type I can speak confidently about), most of the math is taken care of by computers in the industry. CFD and finite-element algorithms are generally used to model the PDEs that are inhenerent in fluid mechanics, strength of materials, heat transfer, vibrations, and aerodynamics... More
Answered By: Drew F - 8/7/2008
Civil's deal mostly with algebra and trig, sometimes an equation will require simple calculus.
Answered By: Chris O - 8/8/2008
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