STA3032CO - STA 3032 Engineering Statistics Fall 2011...

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STA 3032 Engineering Statistics – Fall 2011 Prerequisite : MAC2311 Meets on MWF at 12:50 – 1:40 in PUGH 170 Instructor: Dr. Yasar Yesilcay ( ) Office: Griffin Floyd 101B, Phone: ( 352) 273 – 1839 Office Hours: MWF 10:40 – 11:30, Tuesday 11:45 – 12:35 and by appointment Course Documents at Teaching Assistant: Long Zhang ( ) in FLO 117 A, Phone 273 - 2974 Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday 10:40 – 12:35 and Friday 11:45 – 12: 35. Course Description: In this course we will a survey of the basic concepts in probability and statistics with engineering applications. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, discrete and continuous random variables, estimation, hypothesis testing and linear and multiple regression. [General Education: Mathematics (M), Math Requirement (MR)] Course Materials Required: 1) Text: Scheaffer, Mulekar and McClave (2011). Probability and Statistics for Engineers, 5 th Edition. [ISBN: 0 – 534 – 40302 – 6]. [A Note about your textbook: The 5 th edition is drastically different from the previous editions, so you cannot substitute them as your textbook. I am sorry to say that its price ($250!) has surprised me but this is the best text I’ve seen so far. I’ve checked with the author and the publisher, they suggested e-book as an alternative ($150?) or rental by e-chapter. One student has found the international edition online for $50! 2) Calculator capable of calculating means ( X ) and standard deviations (S and σ, some calculators show these as σ n-1 and σ n respectively). If your calculator also estimates the intercept (a) and slope (b) in y = a + bX and the correlation coefficient (r) (in simple linear regression) it is much better. DO NOT INVEST TOO MUCH IN ANY FANCY CALCULATOR. Statistical software:
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