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:
909-869-2553, Office FAX: 909-869-2564
Office:
9-145, 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 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; 6 edition.
Softbound (bulky but cheap)ISBN: 9781119920656 (in bookstore)
Binder Ready Version (Loose-leaf) ISBN: 978-1-118-64506-2
Wiley E-Text ISBN: 978-1-118-80225-0
Hardcover ISBN :978-1-118-53971-2

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.
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1
W
1/6 Ch. 6.1 - 6.5 Introduction. Data Summary & Presentation, Descriptive Statistics

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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

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3
M
1/18  
MLK HOLIDAY
 
3
W
1/20
Ch. 3.6, 3.8, 3.9
(on-line)
Project Proposal Due
4
M
1/25 "
"
HW #1
4
W
1/27 Ch. 4.1-4.3, 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 "
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6
M
2/8 4.7, 4.8 Continuous distributions, Exponential
HW#2
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 Chi-Square, 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

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
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Review
Quiz #5 - Ch. 9,11
Final M 3/14 -
Final Exam 1:40-3:40 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:
Homework  20%
Quizzes (average of best 5, no make up quizzes. Must have 60% or better quiz average to pass the course)  55%
Class Participation/Attendance 5%
Data Collection & Analysis Project  20%