Statistics, ECIV 2305


 


Instructors: Dr. Ramadan Al Khatib, Eng. Rana Jaber

Semester: 1st/2008-2009


 


Course Objective:


This course is designed to present:



  • The principles underlying probability and statistics to students,
  • Emphasis the practical use of the statistical method for sampling, estimations and inference,
  • Establish the limitation, advantages and disadvantages of the methods.  

Course Content:


 


Chapter 1: Probability Theory                                                                                      


Sections 1.1, 1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.7                                                                     


Chapter 2: Random Variables                                                                                                              


Sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6                                                                                      


Chapter 3: Discrete Probability Distribution                                                                                


Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4


 


Midterm Exam           Saturday (14/11/2009)


 


Chapter 5: Normal Distribution                                                                                                


Sections 5.1, 5.2, 5.3


Chapter 6: Descriptive Statistics                                                                                               


Sections 6.1, 6.2, 6.3


 


 


Text Book:


Probabilities and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, by Anthony J. Hayter,  2nd edition, Duxbury, New York


 


Recommended Reading:


·         Probability Statistics and Reliability for Engineers and Scientist, by Bilal M. Ayyub and Richard H. McCuen , HAPMAN & HALL/CRC, 2003.


·         All Probability and Statistics Text Books.


 


Exams and Grading Policy:


Class participation …………………………………………………………….…….…5 %


Homework ……………………………………………………………………………10 %


Quizzes ………………………………………………………………………….. …. 10 %


Mid-term Exam ……………………………………………………………………… 25 %


Final Exam ……………………………………………………. ……………………….50 %


Total ………………………………………………………………………………….100 %


 


Instructions:


·         Attendance Policy: Attendance is important. Students with absence that exceeds 25% will not be permitted to take the final exam.


·         Exam Policy: Exams are closed book.


 


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