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Miller and Freund's Probability and Statistics for Engineers

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9780137214082

ISBN10:
0137214081
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Pub. Date:
1/1/1994
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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Summary

An update of a classic text.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction
1(4)
Modern Statistics
1(2)
Statistics and Engineering
3(1)
The Role of the Scientist and Engineer in Quality Improvement
3(1)
Checklist of Key Terms
4(1)
Treatment of Data
5(37)
Pareto Diagrams and Dot Diagrams
5(3)
Frequency Distributions
8(4)
Graphs of Frequency Distributions
12(5)
Stem-and-Leaf Displays
17(5)
Descriptive Measures
22(4)
Quartiles and Other Percentiles
26(3)
The Calculation of x and s
29(9)
Review Exercises
38(3)
Checklist of Key Terms
41(1)
Probability
42(49)
Sample Spaces and Events
42(6)
Counting
48(8)
Probability
56(2)
The Axioms of Probability
58(2)
Some Elementary Theorems
60(9)
Conditional Probability
69(7)
Bayes' Theorem
76(7)
Mathematical Expectation and Decision Making
83(5)
Review Exercises
88(2)
Checklist of Key Terms
90(1)
Probability Distributions
91(46)
Random Variables
92(3)
The Binomial Distribution
95(5)
The Hypergeometric Distribution
100(5)
The Mean and the Variance of a Probability Distribution
105(7)
Chebyshev's Theorem
112(5)
The Poisson Approximation to the Binomial Distribution
117(4)
Poisson Processes
121(2)
The Geometric Distribution
123(6)
The Multinominal Distribution
129(2)
Simulation
131(3)
Review Exercises
134(2)
Checklist of Key Terms
136(1)
Probability Densities
137(58)
Continuous Random Variables
138(7)
The Normal Distribution
145(5)
The Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution
150(4)
Other Probability Densities
154(1)
The Uniform Distribution
154(1)
The Log-Normal distribution
155(3)
The Gamma Distribution
158(3)
The Beta Distribution
161(2)
The Weibull Distribution
163(4)
Joint Distributions---Discrete and Continuous
167(15)
Checking If the Data Are Normal
182(3)
Transforming Observations to near Normality
185(3)
Simulation
188(4)
Review Exercises
192(2)
Checklist of Key Terms
194(1)
Sampling Distributions
195(21)
Populations and Samples
195(3)
The Sampling Distribution of the Mean (σ Known)
198(10)
The Sampling Distribution of the Mean (σ Unknown)
208(2)
The Sampling Distribution of the Variance
210(4)
Review Exercises
214(1)
Checklist of Key Terms
215(1)
Inferences Concerning Means
216(52)
Point Estimation
216(6)
Interval Estimation
222(3)
Bayesian Estimation
225(6)
Tests of Hypotheses
231(2)
Null Hypotheses and Significance Tests
233(6)
Hypotheses Concerning One Mean
239(5)
The Relation Between Tests and Confidence Intervals
244(1)
Operating Characteristic Curves
245(7)
Inferences Concerning Two Means
252(11)
Randomization and Pairing
263(2)
Review Exercises
265(2)
Checklist of Key Terms
267(1)
Inferences Concerning Variances
268(11)
The Estimation of Variances
268(3)
Hypotheses Concerning One Variance
271(2)
Hypotheses Concerning Two Variances
273(4)
Review Exercises
277(1)
Checklist of Key Terms
278(1)
Inferences Concerning Proportions
279(33)
Estimation of Proportions
279(7)
Bayesian Estimation
286(4)
Hypotheses Concerning One Proportion
290(1)
Hypotheses Concerning Several Proportions
291(9)
The Analysis of r X c Tables
300(3)
Goodness of Fit
303(5)
Review Exercises
308(3)
Checklist of Key Terms
311(1)
Nonparametric Tests
312(18)
Introduction
312(1)
The Sign Test
313(2)
Rank-Sum Tests
315(6)
Tests of Randomness
321(3)
The Kolmogorov-Smirnov and Anderson-Darling Tests
324(4)
Review Exercises
328(1)
Checklist of Key Terms
329(1)
Curve Fitting
330(57)
The Method of Least Squares
330(6)
Inferences Based on the Least Squares Estimators
336(14)
Curvilinear Regression
350(6)
Multiple Regression
356(4)
Checking the Adequacy of the Model
360(8)
Correlation
368(9)
Multiple Linear Regression
377(5)
Review Exercises
382(4)
Checklist of Key Terms
386(1)
Analysis of Variance
387(55)
Some General Principles
387(4)
Completely Randomized Designs
391(16)
Randomized-Block Designs
407(8)
Multiple Comparisons
415(6)
Some Further Experimental Designs
421(10)
Analysis of Covariance
431(6)
Review Exercises
437(4)
Checklist of Key Terms
441(1)
Factorial Experimentation
442(64)
Two-Factor Experiments
442(10)
Multifactor Experiments
452(13)
2n Factorial Experiments
465(9)
The Graphic Presentation of 2n2 and 2n3 Experiments
474(15)
Confounding in a 2n Factorial Experiment
489(5)
Fractional Replication
494(6)
Review Exercises
500(5)
Checklist of Key Terms
505(1)
The Statistical Content of Quality Improvement Programs
506(42)
Quality-Improvement Programs
507(3)
Starting a quality-Improvement Program
510(2)
Experimental Designs for Quality Improvement
512(4)
Quality control
516(2)
Control Charts for Measurements
518(6)
Control Charts for Attributes
524(7)
Tolerance Limits
531(3)
Acceptance Sampling
534(10)
Review Exercises
544(3)
Checklist of Key Terms
547(1)
Applications to Reliability and Life Testing
548(24)
Reliability
549(2)
Failure-Time Distributions
551(3)
The Exponential Model in Reliability
554(5)
The Exponential Model in Life Testing
559(5)
The Weibull Model in Life Testing
564(5)
Review Exercises
569(2)
Checklist of Key Terms
571(1)
Bibliography 572(3)
Statistical Tables 575(35)
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises 610(17)
Index 627


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