Instructor:
Dr. Hongwei Long, office: SE 268, phone: 297-0810, e-mail: hlong@fau.edu
Course homepage: http://math.fau.edu/long/STA4032S11.htm
Time and Place:
MWF 10:30-11:35 am in SO 300.
Office Hours:
MWF 2:30-4:00 pm in SE 268.
Other times by appointment or just stop by the office.
Textbook:
Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers, 5th Edition, by Douglas C. Montgomery and George C. Runger, ISBN: 978-0-470-05304-1, John Wiley & Sons.
Course Description:
This is a first course in probability and statistics for engineers. Topics covered include basic concepts of probability, random variables, discrete and continuous distributions, parameter estimation methods, tests of hypotheses, linear regression, and error analysis.
Course Objectives:
The students will be able to manipulate data, derive statistical distributions, and have the ability to translate to information. Understand central tendency and variability. Be able to perform hypothesis testing and carry out error analysis.
Prerequisites: MAC 2312 (Calculus II).
Exams:
Midterm 1 |
Wednesday, June 15, 10:30-11:35 am in class. Closed book exam. |
Midterm 2 |
Wednesday, July 13, 10:30-11:35 am in class. Closed book exam. |
Final |
Friday, August 5, 10:30-11:35 pm, location: SO 300. Closed book exam. |
Assignments and Quizzes:
Homework problems will be assigned for each section. I strongly urge you to do all of them carefully. However, they will not be handed-in or graded. We will have 3 quizzes on the scheduled dates 6/1, 6/29, and 7/27 in class. Each quiz takes up to 20 minutes and is based on homework problems and examples presented in class.
Grading:
Grading will be based on the following weighting:
20% Quizzes
25% Midterm 1
25% Midterm 2
30% Final exam
There will be no make-up midterms. If a student has an acceptable excuse for missing a midterm exam, the weight of this midterm will be shifted to the final. Make-up final exam will be given only under exceptional circumstance, and written, verifiable excuses must be provided
Grading Scale:
0-49%: F, 50-55%: D-, 56-59%: D, 60-62%: D+, 63-65%: C-, 66-72%: C, 73-76%: C+, 77-79%: B-, 80-85%: B, 86-87%: B+, 88-89%: A-, 90-100%: A.
Honor Code:
Students at
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Students with Disabilities:
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), students who require special accommodations due to a disability to properly execute coursework must register with the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) located in Boca Raton-SU 133 (561-297-3880), in Davie-MOD I (954-236-1222), in Jupiter- SR 117 (561-799-8585), or at the Treasure Coast- CO 128 (772-873-3305), and follow all OSD procedures.
Weekly
Schedule (Subject to Change) and Homework
Date |
Monday |
Wednesday |
Friday |
Homework |
5/16-5/20 |
Chapter 1 |
2.1 |
2.2-2.3 |
2.1: 2-21, 2-23,
2-27, 2-41, 2-43. 2.2: 2-55, 2-61, 2-63, 2-67. 2.3: 2-75, 2-77, 2-79, 2-81 |
5/23-5/27 |
2.4-2.6 |
2.7-2.8, 3.2 |
3.3-3.5 |
2.4: 2-87, 2-93, 2-95 2.5: 2-107, 2-109, 2-113 2.6: 2-127, 2-129, 2-137 2.7: 2-143, 2-145, 2-147 3.2: 3-17, 3-27 3.3: 3-33, 3-39, 3-43 3.4: 3-47, 3-49, 3-51 3.5: 3-65, 3-67, 3-71 |
5/30-6/3 |
Memorial Day |
3.6-3.7 &Quiz 1 |
3.8 |
3.6: 3-77, 3-85, 3-87, 3-93 3.7: 3-99, 3-103, 3-105, 3-107 3.8: 3-121, 3-123 |
6/6-6/10 |
3.9, 4.1-4.2 |
4.3-4.5 |
4.6 |
3.9: 3-129, 3-131, 3-135, 3-141 4.2: 4-1, 4-5, 4-9, 4-11 4.3: 4-13, 4-15, 4-21, 4-23 4.4: 4-29, 4-35, 4-37 4.5: 4-39, 4-41, 4-43 4.6: 4-49, 4-51, 4-55, 4-57, 4-61, 4-67 |
6/13-6/17 |
Midterm 1 Review |
Midterm 1 |
4.7-4.9 |
4.7: 4-77, 4-79, 4-83, 4-85 |
6/20-6/24 |
4.7-4.8 |
4.8, 4.10, 6.1 |
6.2-6.3 |
4.8: 4-91, 4-93, 4-95, 4-99, 4-103 4.10: 4-125, 4-129, 4-131 6.1: 6-7, 6-9, 6-11, 6-19 6.2: 6-23, 6-25 6.3: 6-39, 6-41 |
6/27-7/1 |
5.1 |
5.4 & Quiz 2 |
7.1 |
5.1: 5-13, 5-15, 5-17, 5-19 5.4: 5-55, 5-59, 5-63 |
7/4-7/8 |
Independence Day |
7.2 |
7.3 |
7.2: 7-5, 7-7, 7-11, 7-13 |
7/11-7/15 |
Midterm 2 Review |
Midterm 2 |
7.4 |
7.3: 7-17, 7-19, 7-21, 7-29 7.4: 7-35, 7-37, 7-39, 7-41 |
7/18-7/22 |
8.1 |
8.1-8.2 |
8.3-8.4 |
8.1: 8-1, 8-3, 8-11, 8-13, 8-15, 8-21 8.2: 8-23, 8-25, 8-27, 8-29, 8-33, 8-37 8.3: 8-43, 8-45, 8-47, 8-49 8.4: 8-53, 8-55, 8-57 |
7/25-7/29 |
8.6 |
9.1& Quiz 3 |
9.1-9.2 |
8.6: 8-61, 8-63, 8-69, 8-75, 8-77 9.1: 9-1, 9-3, 9-5, 9-11, 9-15, 9-25 |
8/1-8/5 |
9.2 |
Final Review |
Final Exam |
9.2: 9-29, 9-31, 9-33, 9-41(a), 9-43(a)(b) |
Last modified: August 1, 2011
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