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

Winter
2016
Revised 12/8/15


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 Instructor: Dr. Phillip R. Rosenkrantz, IME
Department
Office Phone: 9098692553, Office FAX: 9098692564
Office: 9145, email: rosenkrantz@cpp.edu
URL: http://www.cpp.edu/~rosenkrantz
Office Hours: M 11:30 a.m.  1:00 p.m., W 11:30 a.m.  1:00 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; 6 edition. Softbound (bulky but cheap)ISBN: 9781119920656 (in bookstore)
Binder Ready Version (Looseleaf) ISBN: 9781118645062
Wiley EText ISBN: 9781118802250
Hardcover ISBN :9781118539712
Software: Minitab Release 17 (download licensed copy from CSU website)

Bring Scantron 882 form for each quiz (just in case one is required)
Week 
Day 
Date 
Review Chapter Prior to Class 
Topic 
Assignments Due/Quiz
(WeBWork assignments & practice quizzes posted in Bb9) 
1 
M 
1/4 
 
Introduction. Statistics in Engineering. 
 
1 
W 
1/6 
Ch. 6.1  6.5 
Introduction. Data Summary & Presentation, Descriptive Statistics 


2 
M 
1/11 
Ch. 1.1  1.2,
Ch. 2.1  2.6

Descriptive Statistics, Probability 
 
2 
W 
1/13 
Ch. 3.1  3.3, 3.5

Discrete Random Variables and Probability Distributions 


3 
M 
1/18 

MLK HOLIDAY 

3 
W 
1/20 

Ch.
3.6, 3.8, 3.9

(online) 
Project Proposal Due 
4 
M 
1/25 
" 
" 
 HW
#1

4 
W 
1/27 
Ch. 4.14.3, 4.5 
Continuous Random Variables and Probability Density Functions 
 
5 
M 
2/1 
Ch. 4.6  4.7

Normal Distribution 
Quiz #1
Ch. 6 
5 
W 
2/6 
" 
" 
 
6 
M 
2/8 
4.7, 4.8 
Continuous distributions, Exponential 

6 
W 
2/10 
 
Continuous uniform, Normal, Normal approx. to binomial 
Quiz #2  Ch.2, 3 
7 
M 
2/15 
 
" 
HW#3  Ch 4 
7 
W 
2/17 

Ch.
5.3.1, 5.4

Multinomial, Linear Combinations of r.v.s , 
Quiz #3  Ch. 4 
8 
M 
2/22 
Ch. 8.1  8.2 
ChiSquare, t, Sampling Distributions Single Sample Confidence Intervals 
HW#4  Ch. 5, 8 
8 
W 
2/24 
Ch. 9.1  9.3 
Single Sample Hypothesis Tests 
Quiz #4  Ch. 5, 8 
9 
M 
2/29 
Ch. 11 
Regression Analysis 
(Project) submit ppt. to group file exchange on Bb by 11:00 p.m., March 2

9 
W 
3/2 


Special Presentation from statistical consulting job that incorporates descriptive statistics and regression analysis
 Project reviews (Blackboard discussion and SurveyMonkey scores) due by March 4, 11 p.m.
Final version due March 6 to group file exchange on Bb by 9 p.m.

10 
M 
3/7 
 
Selected Presentations 
HW#5  9,
11 
10 
W 
3/9 




Quiz #5  Ch. 9,11 
Final 
M 
3/14 
 
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:
