
Winter 2014

California State Polytechnic University,
Pomona

IME 312 ENGINEERING PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS

Prerequisite: Passing grade in IME
301 or STA 309

Revised 1/30/14
 Instructor:
Dr.
Phillip R. Rosenkrantz, IME Department
Office Phone: 9098692553, Office FAX: 9098692564
Office: 9145,
email: rosenkrantz@csupomona.edu
URL: http://www.csupomona.edu/~rosenkrantz
Office Hours: M 1:152:45 p.m., W 1:152:45 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 16. Free Download available from CSU. ( or 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
Dates are tentative. Instructions in Blackboard. Problem sets in WeBWork)

1

M

1/6



Introduction, How to Study 


2

W

1/8

Ch. 4.6, 4.7, 5.4

Normal Distribution 


3

M

1/13

Ch. 7.17.2

Normal, Sampling Distributions 
PreCourse Survey Due (sent to CPP email address) 
4

W

1/15

Ch. 8.18.3 
Sampling Distributions, Confidence Intervals 
 
5

M

1/20

 
MLK Holiday 
 
6

W

1/22


Hypothesis Testing 

7

M

1/27

"

Hypothesis Testing 
 
8

W

1/29

Ch.10.1, 2, 4 
" 
 
9

M

2/3

Ch. 9.7, 9.8

Goodness of Fit tests, Cont. Tables 

10

W

2/5

Ch.111, 2, 7, 8

Linear Regression 
Assignment #2  Ch 7, 8, 9, 10

11

M

2/10



Test #1  Sections covered in Ch. 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 (except 9.7, 9.8) 

12

W

2/12

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

13

M

2/17

Ch. 2 
Probability 

14

W

2/19

Ch. 2 
Probability 
Assignment #4  Ch. 2, 11 
15

M

2/24

Ch. 3

Discrete Distributions (online, no class meeting) 

16 
W

2/26



Test #2  Sections covered in Ch. 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 



M

3/3

" 
Discrete Distributions 

17

W

3/5

Ch.4 
Continuous Distributions 
 
18

M

3/10

" 
Continuous Distributions 
 
19 
W 
3/12 
 
Review 


Test
#3  Monday, March 17, 3:505:50 p.m., Sections covered in Ch. 15, 711
(note: This is the university's scheduled time for this final exam. The instructor will be off campus from March 18April 1, so please plan ahead to be ready to take the exam on March 17)

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
