5. Trigonometry and Trigonometric Functions

  1. Ulrich L. Rohde1,2,
  2. G. C. Jain3,
  3. Ajay K. Poddar2 and
  4. A. K. Ghosh4

Published Online: 28 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118130155.ch5

Introduction to Differential Calculus: Systematic Studies with Engineering Applications for Beginners

Introduction to Differential Calculus: Systematic Studies with Engineering Applications for Beginners

How to Cite

Rohde, U. L., Jain, G. C., Poddar, A. K. and Ghosh, A. K. (2011) Trigonometry and Trigonometric Functions, in Introduction to Differential Calculus: Systematic Studies with Engineering Applications for Beginners, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118130155.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    BTU Cottbus, Germany

  2. 2

    Synergy Microwave Corporation, Paterson, NJ, USA

  3. 3

    Defense Research & Development Organization, Maharashtra, India

  4. 4

    Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur, Kanpur, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 9 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118117750

Online ISBN: 9781118130155

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Keywords:

  • trigonometric ratios, angles of any magnitude, sign;
  • trigonometric functions, using sine, cosine functions;
  • functions, notion of even, odd and periodic functions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • (Directed) Angles

  • Ranges of sin θ and cos θ

  • Useful Concepts and Definitions

  • Two Important Properties of Trigonometric Functions

  • Graphs of Trigonometric Functions

  • Trigonometric Identities and Trigonometric Equations

  • Revision of Certain Ideas in Trigonometry