
Winter 2013

California State Polytechnic University,
Pomona

IME 312 ENGINEERING PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS

Prerequisite: Passing grade in IME
301 or STA 309

Revised 3/2/13
 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 (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)

Class

Day

Date

Read
Prior to Class

Description

Assignments
Due/Quizzes

1

M

1/7



Introduction, How to Study 


2

W

1/9

Ch. 4.6, 4.7, 5.4

Normal Distribution 


3

M

1/14

Ch. 7.17.2

Normal, Sampling Distributions 
 
4

W

1/16

Ch. 8.18.3 
Sampling Distributions, Confidence Intervals 
 
5

M

1/21

 
MLK Holiday 
 
6

W

1/23


Hypothesis Testing 

7

M

1/28

Ch. 10.1, 2, 4

Hypothesis Testing 
 
8

W

1/30

Ch. 9.7, 9.8

Goodness of Fit tests, Cont. Tables, 

9

M

2/4

" 
" 
Assignment #2  Ch 7, 8, 9.19.4, 10 
10

W

2/6



Test #1  Sections covered in Ch. 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 
 
11

M

2/11

Ch.111, 2, 7, 8

Linear Regression 

12

W

2/13

Ch. 2 
Probability 
 
13

M

2/18

Ch. 2 
Probability 
Assignment #3  Ch. 9.7, 9.8, 11 
14

W

2/20

Ch. 2 
Probability 
 
15

M

2/25

Ch. 3

Discrete Distributions " 
Assignment #4  Ch. 2, 11 
16 
W

2/27



Test #2  Sections covered in Ch. 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 



M

3/4

" 
Discrete Distributions 

17

W

3/6

Ch.4 
Continuous Distributions 
 
18

M

3/11

" 
Continuous Distributions 
 
19 
W 
3/13 
 
Review 


Test
#3  Monday, March 18, 9:10  11:10 a.m., Sections covered in Ch. 15, 711

Click Here to Go to Generic Course Policies and Procedures
 Grading will be based on the following
(Note: Must have a "passing" average on tests to pass the
course  That is 60% average):

Test #1* 
20%

Test #2* 
25%

Test #3* 
30%

Homework/Surveys 
20% 
Attendance (Start with 100% then 10% for each absence) 
5%

*Tests will be cumulative (comprehensive) with open handouts
and one page of formulas for each test. For example, by the
day of the Final you can have 3 pages of formulas along with handouts.
Note: Formula sheets may not have worked problems.
Homework Assignments
are posted in Blackboard 9
