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:
909-869-2553, Office FAX: 909-869-2564
Office: 9-145, email:
rosenkrantz@csupomona.edu
URL:
http://www.csupomona.edu/~rosenkrantz

Office Hours: M 1:15-2:45 p.m., W 1:15-2:45 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 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

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Introduction, How to Study

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2

W

1/8

Ch. 4.6, 4.7, 5.4
Normal Distribution

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3

M

1/13

Ch. 7.1-7.2
Normal, Sampling Distributions
Pre-Course Survey Due (sent to CPP email address)

4

W

1/15
Ch. 8.1-8.3
Sampling Distributions, Confidence Intervals
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5

M

1/20
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MLK Holiday
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6

W

1/22

Ch. 9.1-9.4

Hypothesis Testing
Assignment #1 - Ch. 4, 5

7

M

1/27

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Hypothesis Testing

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8

W

1/29
Ch.10.1, 2, 4
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9

M

2/3

Ch. 9.7, 9.8
Goodness of Fit tests, Cont. Tables

10

W

2/5

Ch.11-1, 2, 7, 8
Linear Regression
Assignment #2 - Ch 7, 8, 9, 10

11

M

2/10

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

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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 (on-line, no class meeting)
16

W

2/26

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

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M

3/3
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Discrete Distributions
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17

W

3/5
Ch.4
Continuous Distributions

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18

M

3/10
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Continuous Distributions
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19
W
3/12
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Review
Assignment #5- Ch. 3, 4
Test #3 - Monday, March 17, 3:50-5:50 p.m., Sections covered in Ch. 1-5, 7-11 (note: This is the university's scheduled time for this final exam. The instructor will be off campus from March 18-April 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

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