hw3 - ME 365 HOMEWORK SET 3 Due Thursday Use a separate...

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ME 365 HOMEWORK SET 3 Due: Thursday, 2/2/2012 Use a separate sheet to answer each problem. Also write your own name and problem number on each sheet you hand in. All plots and graphs should be annotated with axis labels, a caption and legend where appropriate. PROBLEM 1 : A student takes 100 measurements of some quantity y and calculates the mean as y 23 = and standard deviation as S y = 1. What fraction of readings would you expect to find between (a) 22 and 24? (b) 21 and 23? (c) 24 and 25? (d) Within what limits (equidistant on either side of the mean) would you expect to find 50% of the readings? The necessary information to complete this problem can be found in Appendix A of Chapter 4 of your Course Notes. PROBLEM 2 : Listed here are forty measurements t 1 ,… , t 40 of the time for a stone to fall from a window to the ground (all in hundredths of a second). 63 58 74 78 70 74 75 82 68 69 76 62 72 88 65 81 79 77 66 76 86 72 79 77 60 70 65 69 73 77 72 79 65 66 70 74 84 76 80 69 (a)
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course ME 365 taught by Professor Merkle during the Spring '07 term at Purdue.

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