Time: 7:45am – 12:30pm Place: 70 Romano Vineyard Way – North Kingstown, RI TCH(s): 4 (RI DOH)
Cost: Free Instructor: Matt Young / Hugo Deascentis Jr.
ALL wastewater and/or water professionals-operators, maintenance, and management personnel will benefit from taking this training. This training is planned for those who work in the wastewater and/or water industry. It covers basic math skills and methods for solving math-related problems that are associated with the daily operation of these utility systems. This 4-hour class will also prepare those who are planning to take the exam with typical test problems and test taking tips. The following math items will be covered:
• Basic math fundamentals and functions such as units, operations, symbols, exponents,
rounding, averages, and percentage
• Area, Volume, Temperature, Velocity, Flow, Detention Time, Pressure, and Horsepower
conversions and calculations
• The POUNDS FORMULA and all things associated with it – the Davidson Pie, doses,
concentrations, F/M ratios and plant efficiencies.
Throughout the training there will be MANY problems and instruction on how to approach problems on the licensing exams. By the end of this class the participant will be proficient with the Formula Sheet, the Calculator, the Davidson Pie, the Arithmetic and Geometric Means, and recognize what 7.48, 1440, .433 and 8.34 are-among other facts.
Please bring a calculator to the training.