# Applied Math for Water Distribution, Treatment, and Wastewater Operators

Author(s): James Gates

Edition: 1

Pages: 202

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ISBN 9781465228062

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Applied Math for Water Distribution, Treatment, and Wastewater Operators, by James L. Gates, assists students who have not used math for years to dust off the "math cobwebs" and relearn the basics before diving into applied water-related math problems.  The purpose of this text is to assist these individuals in using the essential formulas commonly encountered in the industry so that they may progress in their chosen career path.

This text features:

• Decimal point placement
• Unit dimensional analysis
• Geometric shapes and volumes
• Simple instructions
Water Distribution test problems typically encountered on state licensing examinations, and state certification program criteria

PREFACE
INTRODUCTION
TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

CHAPTER I: MATHEMATICAL REVIEW
1.1 FRACTIONS
1.2 DECIMALS
1.3 FRACTIONS AND DECIMALS
1.4 DECIMALS AND PERCENTS
1.5 PERCENTS
1.6 EQUATIONS
1.7 RATIO AND PROPORTION

CHAPTER II: ACCURACY AND UNIT CONVERSION2.1 SIGNIFICANT FIGURES
2.2 ROUNDING OFF
2.3 INTRODUCTION TO THE METRIC SYSTEM
2.4 UNIT DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS

CHAPTER III: GEOMETRIC SHAPES
3.1 AREA OF GEOMETRIC SHAPES
3.2 VOLUME OF SHAPES

CHAPTER IV: HYDRAULICS
4.2 FLOW

CHAPTER V: CHEMICAL DOSAGE ANALYSIS
5.1 BACKGROUND
5.2 CHEMICAL DOSAGE/POUND FORMULA

CHAPTER VI: TREATMENT PROCESS MATH
6.1 SEDIMENTATION BASIN
6.2 FILTRATION/BACKWASH RATES

CHAPTER VII: TYPICAL PROBLEMS FOR EACH OF THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR GRADE EXAMINATIONS
I GRADE I AND ABOVE
II GRADE II AND ABOVE
III GRADE III AND ABOVE

CHAPTER VIII: CT CALCULATIONS
8.1 SURFACE WATER TREATMENT RULE
8.2 CONTACT TIME
8.3 DETERMINATION OF CT COMPLIANCE

APPENDIX A
Al. Water Distribution and Treatment Licensing Information

APPENDIX B
B1. Unit of Measure with Terms and Abbreviations
B2. Flashcard Formulas
B3. Applied Water Math Assessment Preliminary Quiz Preliminary quiz answers
B4. Objective Test #1 Units and Formulas Objective Test answers #1
B5. Objective Test #2 Fractions Objective Test answers #2
B6. Objective Test #3 Decimals, Percents, and Word Problem Check
Objective Test answers #3
B7. Objective Test #4 Solving for Unknowns and Logic Check
Objective Test answers #4
B8. Objective Test #5 Volumes
Objective Test answers #5

James Gates

eBook Version

You will receive access to this electronic text via email after using the shopping cart above to complete your purchase.

Applied Math for Water Distribution, Treatment, and Wastewater Operators, by James L. Gates, assists students who have not used math for years to dust off the "math cobwebs" and relearn the basics before diving into applied water-related math problems.  The purpose of this text is to assist these individuals in using the essential formulas commonly encountered in the industry so that they may progress in their chosen career path.

This text features:

• Decimal point placement
• Unit dimensional analysis
• Geometric shapes and volumes
• Simple instructions
Water Distribution test problems typically encountered on state licensing examinations, and state certification program criteria

PREFACE
INTRODUCTION
TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

CHAPTER I: MATHEMATICAL REVIEW
1.1 FRACTIONS
1.2 DECIMALS
1.3 FRACTIONS AND DECIMALS
1.4 DECIMALS AND PERCENTS
1.5 PERCENTS
1.6 EQUATIONS
1.7 RATIO AND PROPORTION

CHAPTER II: ACCURACY AND UNIT CONVERSION2.1 SIGNIFICANT FIGURES
2.2 ROUNDING OFF
2.3 INTRODUCTION TO THE METRIC SYSTEM
2.4 UNIT DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS

CHAPTER III: GEOMETRIC SHAPES
3.1 AREA OF GEOMETRIC SHAPES
3.2 VOLUME OF SHAPES

CHAPTER IV: HYDRAULICS
4.2 FLOW

CHAPTER V: CHEMICAL DOSAGE ANALYSIS
5.1 BACKGROUND
5.2 CHEMICAL DOSAGE/POUND FORMULA

CHAPTER VI: TREATMENT PROCESS MATH
6.1 SEDIMENTATION BASIN
6.2 FILTRATION/BACKWASH RATES

CHAPTER VII: TYPICAL PROBLEMS FOR EACH OF THE WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR GRADE EXAMINATIONS
I GRADE I AND ABOVE
II GRADE II AND ABOVE
III GRADE III AND ABOVE

CHAPTER VIII: CT CALCULATIONS
8.1 SURFACE WATER TREATMENT RULE
8.2 CONTACT TIME
8.3 DETERMINATION OF CT COMPLIANCE

APPENDIX A
Al. Water Distribution and Treatment Licensing Information

APPENDIX B
B1. Unit of Measure with Terms and Abbreviations
B2. Flashcard Formulas
B3. Applied Water Math Assessment Preliminary Quiz Preliminary quiz answers
B4. Objective Test #1 Units and Formulas Objective Test answers #1
B5. Objective Test #2 Fractions Objective Test answers #2
B6. Objective Test #3 Decimals, Percents, and Word Problem Check
Objective Test answers #3
B7. Objective Test #4 Solving for Unknowns and Logic Check
Objective Test answers #4
B8. Objective Test #5 Volumes
Objective Test answers #5