One of the books we recommend to students taking the Wind Energy Technician Training Program is "Mathematics for the Trades". This book is an excellent start to overview the math needed for a career in the wind energy industry.

These are the chapters and subjects covered:

Chapter 1 Arithmetic of Whole Numbers

Working with Whole Numbers

Subtraction of Whole Numbers

Multiplication of Whole Numbers

Division of Whole Numbers

Order of Operations

Chapter 2 Fractions

Working with Fractions

Multiplication of Fractions

Divison of Fractions

Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

Chapter 3 Decimal Numbers

Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Numbers

Multiplication and Division of Decimal Numbers

Decimal Fractions

Chapter 4 Ratio, Proportion, and Percent

Ratio and Proportion

Special Application of Ratio and Proportion

Introduction to Percent

Percent Problems

Special Application of Percent Calculations

Chapter 5 Measurement

Working with Measurement Numbers

English Units and Unit Conversion

Metric Units

Direct Measurements

Chapter 6 Pre-Algebra

Addition of Signed Numbers

Subtraction of Signed Numbers

Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers

Exponents and Square Roots

Chapter 7 Basic Algebra

algebraic Language and Formulas

Adding and Subtracting Algebraic Expressions

Solving Simple Equations

Solving Two-Step Equations

Solving More Equations and Formulas

Solving Word Problems

Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Expressions

Scientific Notation

Chapter 8 Practical Plane Geometry

Angle Measurement

Area and Perimeter of Polygons

Triangles, Regular Hexagons, and Irregular Polygons

Circles

Chapter 9 Solid Figures

Prisms

Pyramids and Frustums of Pyramids

Cylinders and Spheres

Cones and Frustums of Cones

Chapter 10 Triangle Trigonometry

Angles and Triangles

Trigonometric Ratios

Solving Right Triangles

Oblique Triangles

Chapter 11 Advanced Algebra

Systems of Equations

Quadratic Equations

Chapter 12 Statistics

Reading and Constructing Graphs

Measures of Central Tendency

These are the chapters and subjects covered:

Chapter 1 Arithmetic of Whole Numbers

Working with Whole Numbers

Subtraction of Whole Numbers

Multiplication of Whole Numbers

Division of Whole Numbers

Order of Operations

Chapter 2 Fractions

Working with Fractions

Multiplication of Fractions

Divison of Fractions

Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

Chapter 3 Decimal Numbers

Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Numbers

Multiplication and Division of Decimal Numbers

Decimal Fractions

Chapter 4 Ratio, Proportion, and Percent

Ratio and Proportion

Special Application of Ratio and Proportion

Introduction to Percent

Percent Problems

Special Application of Percent Calculations

Chapter 5 Measurement

Working with Measurement Numbers

English Units and Unit Conversion

Metric Units

Direct Measurements

Chapter 6 Pre-Algebra

Addition of Signed Numbers

Subtraction of Signed Numbers

Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers

Exponents and Square Roots

Chapter 7 Basic Algebra

algebraic Language and Formulas

Adding and Subtracting Algebraic Expressions

Solving Simple Equations

Solving Two-Step Equations

Solving More Equations and Formulas

Solving Word Problems

Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Expressions

Scientific Notation

Chapter 8 Practical Plane Geometry

Angle Measurement

Area and Perimeter of Polygons

Triangles, Regular Hexagons, and Irregular Polygons

Circles

Chapter 9 Solid Figures

Prisms

Pyramids and Frustums of Pyramids

Cylinders and Spheres

Cones and Frustums of Cones

Chapter 10 Triangle Trigonometry

Angles and Triangles

Trigonometric Ratios

Solving Right Triangles

Oblique Triangles

Chapter 11 Advanced Algebra

Systems of Equations

Quadratic Equations

Chapter 12 Statistics

Reading and Constructing Graphs

Measures of Central Tendency

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