# ST361 - Introduction to Statistics for Engineers

Lecture: T, TH 3:00-4:15pm, 450 Riddick Hall. Syllabus

Office Hour: T 1:30-2:30pm, 5212 SAS Hall (or by appointment)

Textbook: Applied Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, 2nd ed. by Jay Devore and Nicholas Farnum: Thomson Brooks/Cole (2005).

Tentative Course Schedule

 Week Date Topics (subjective to change) HW 1 8/22 Ch1: Introduction to Statistics HW1 (due 9/5) 2 8/27 Ch1: Graphical methods for describing data and distributions Solution for HW1 8/29 Ch2: Numerical methods for describing data and distributions (center) 3 9/3 Ch2: Numerical methods for describing data and distributions (variability) & Box plot HW2 (due 9/12) 9/5 Ch5: Probability Solution for HW2 4 9/10 Ch5: Conditional probability HW3 (due 9/19) 9/12 Ch5: Multiplicative law and Independence Quiz 1 5 9/17 Ch5: Random variables and probability distributions 9/19 Ch1: Normal distribution HW4 (due 9/26) 6 9/24 No class 9/26 Ch1: Normal distribution HW5(Practice Exam I) Solution 7 10/1 Ch5: Binomial distribution 10/3 First Midterm 8 10/8 Ch5: Sampling distribution 10/10 Fall Break; no class 9 10/15 Ch7: Statistical Inference: point estimation HW6 (due 10/24) 10/17 Ch7: Statistical Inference: Interval estimation for m (7.2+7.4) Quiz 2 10 10/22 Ch7: Statistical Inference: Interval estimation for m (7.2+7.4) 10/24 Ch7: Statistical Inference: Interval estimation for p (7.3) HW7 (due 10/31) 11 10/29 Ch7: Statistical Inference: Interval estimation for m1-m2 (7.5) Solution for HW7 10/31 Ch8: Hypotheses and testing procedures (general concept) HW8 (Practice Exam II) 12 11/5 Ch8: Hypotheses and testing procedures (general concept) Quiz 3 (solution) 11/7 Second Midterm 13 11/12 Ch8: Hypothesis testing for one-sample mean (z-test) 11/14 Ch8: Hypothesis testing for one-sample mean (t-test) HW9 (due 11/21) 14 11/19 Ch8: Hypothesis testing for 2 population means Solution for HW9 11/21 Ch3: Simple linear regression 15 11/26 Ch3: Simple linear regression Quiz 4 11/28 Thanksgiving; no class 16 12/3 Ch3: Simple linear regression Review: Practice Problems for Final Exam Final Practice Problems (Mid-term exams I & II,Quiz 1-4, HW5, HW8) 12/5 Preparation for final exam & office hours for questions 12/10 Final Exam (1- 4 pm), Tuesday

Lecture Notes

Chapter 2: Lecture Note 3, Lecture Note 4, Lecture Note 5

Chapter 3: Lecture Note 20, Lecture Note 21