
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: 9098692553, Office FAX: 9098692564
Office: 172690, email: rosenkrantz@csupomona.edu
URL: http://www.csupomona.edu/~rosenkrantz
Office Hours: M 8:309:00 a.m., 12:301:30 p.m., W 8:309:00 a.m., 12:301:30 p.m., Posted by office (call first if convenientsee 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 online).
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 PreAssignment 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. 
 
1 
W 
1/9 
Ch. 6.1  6.5 
Introduction. Data Summary & Presentation, Descriptive Statistics 


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 


3 
M 
1/21 

MLK HOLIDAY 

3 
W 
1/23 

Ch.
3.6, 3.8, 3.9

" 
Project Proposal Due 
4 
M 
1/28 
" 
" 
 HW
#1

4 
W 
1/30 
Ch. 4.14.3, 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 

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, ChiSquare, 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

9 
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 




Quiz #5  Ch. 9,11 
Final 
M 
3/18 
 
Final
Exam 1:403:40 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:
