IE 230—Probability and Statistics in Engineering, IWeb Page: http://www.ecn.purdue.edu/∼ie230/Spring 2011School of Industrial EngineeringMWF 1:30pm, GRIS 180Purdue UniversityProfessorB.W. Schmeiserbruce@purdue.eduDO NOT HESITATEGrissom 228(765) 491–8665 (cell)TO CONTACTOffice Hours:By appointment or walk inPROFESSOR SCHMEISERHelp Sessions:Most Sundays, 7pm, GRIS180Teaching Assistants (Office Hours: As posted on the course web page.)Greg Thompsonglthomps@purdue.eduTextbook: D. Montgomery and G. Runger,Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers,Wiley,2007 (fourth edition). Chapters 1 through 7. (IE 330 begins in Chapter 8.)Course Content: Introduction (Chapter 1), event probability (Chapter 2), random-variable probability(Chapters 3–5), descriptive statistics (Chapter 6) and inferential statistics (Chapter 7). Eventsand (discrete and continuous) random variables. Marginal, joint, and conditional distributions,including mean, variance, covariance and correlation. Linear combinations of random variables.
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