California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
IME 301 Application of Statistics in Engineering
Prerequisite: Passing grade in MAT 115 or equivalent (integral calculus required)

 Winter 2013

Revised 3/8/13

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Instructor: Dr. Phillip R. Rosenkrantz, IME Department
Office Phone:
909-869-2553, Office FAX: 909-869-2564
Office:
17-2690, email: rosenkrantz@csupomona.edu
URL:
http://www.csupomona.edu/~rosenkrantz

Office Hours: M 8:30-9:00 a.m., 12:30-1:30 p.m., W 8:30-9:00 a.m., 12:30-1:30 p.m., Posted by office (call first if convenient--see Policies and Procedures). (Click here to see Dr. Rosenkrantz' complete schedule) 

Text: Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers, Montgomery, D. C., Runger, G. C. Wiley; 5 edition. Hardcover ISBN: 0470053046. Spiral Bound: 9781119937333 (Optional student solutions manual available on-line).

Software: Minitab Release 15
 or 16 (Student prices available for download: 30 day free trial, 6 month rental ($29.99), 1 year rental (($49.99), perpetual version, ($99.99)), Microsoft EXCEL (v4.0 or later)

Bring Scantron 882 form for each quiz (just in case one is required)
Week
Day
Date Review Chapter and/or Complete Pre-Assignment Prior to Class Topic

Assignments Due/Quiz

(assignments with reading notes and practice quizzes posted in Bb9)

1
M
1/7
- Introduction. Statistics in Engineering.
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1
W
1/9 Ch. 6.1 - 6.5 Introduction. Data Summary & Presentation, Descriptive Statistics

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2
M
1/14 Ch. 1.1 - 1.2,
Ch. 2.1 - 2.6
Pre Assignmt 1
Also, Khan 1 2
Descriptive Statistics, Probability -
2
W
1/16

Ch. 3.1 - 3.3, 3.5
Pre Assignmt 2
Khan 1 2 3

Discrete Random Variables and Probability Distributions

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3
M
1/21  
MLK HOLIDAY
 
3
W
1/23
Ch. 3.6, 3.8, 3.9
"
Project Proposal Due
4
M
1/28 "
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HW #1
4
W
1/30 Ch. 4.1-4.3, 4.5 Continuous Random Variables and Probability Density Functions Quiz #1- Ch. 6
5
M
2/4

Ch. 4.6 - 4.7
Pre Assignmt 3
(pre assignment cancelled 2/1/13)

Normal Distribution
HW#2
5
W
2/6 "
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Quiz #2 - Ch.2, 3
6
M
2/11 4.7, 4.8 Normal Approximation, Exponential  
6
W
2/13 - Continuous Probability Distributions - Continuous uniform, Normal  
7
M
2/18 -
Normal approx. to binomial, Chi-Square, t, Sampling Distributions

HW#3 - Ch 4

7
W
2/20
Ch. 5.3.1, 5.4
Multinomial, Linear Combinations of r.v.s
Quiz #3 - Ch. 4
8
M
2/25 Ch. 8.1 - 8.2 Single Sample Confidence Intervals HW#4 - Ch. 5, 8
8
W
2/27 Ch. 9.1 - 9.3 Single Sample Hypothesis Tests Quiz #4 - Ch. 5, 8
9
M
3/4 Ch. 11 Regression Analysis

(Project)- submit ppt. to group file exchange on Bb by 11:00 p.m., March 3

W
3/6 -
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Project reviews due by March 6, 11 p.m.
Final version due March 8 to group file exchange on Bb by 9 p.m.

10
M
3/11 -

Selected Presentations

HW#5 - 9, 11
 10
W
3/13
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Review
Quiz #5 - Ch. 9,11
Final M 3/18 -
Final Exam 1:40-3:40 p.m.
(Bring a Scantron 882 Form)
Quiz 6 (All chapters)
Final Grades will be based on the following. See Policies and Procedures page for sample calculations:
Homework  10%
Quizzes (average of best 5, no make up quizzes. Must have 60% or better quiz average to pass the course)  65%
Class Participation/Attendance 5%
Data Collection & Analysis Project  20%