9780073376332

Statistics for Engineers and Scientists

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073376332

  • ISBN10:

    0073376337

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/27/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Summary

Statistics for Engineers and Scientistsstands out for its crystal clear presentation of applied statistics. Suitable for a one or two semester course, the book takes a practical approach to methods of statistical modeling and data analysis that are most often used in scientific work.Statistics for Engineers and Scientistsfeatures a unique approach highlighted by an engaging writing style that explains difficult concepts clearly, along with the use of contemporary real world data sets to help motivate students and show direct connections to industry and research. While focusing on practical applications of statistics, the text makes extensive use of examples to motivate fundamental concepts and to develop intuition.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Sampling and Descriptive Statistics

Chapter 2: Probability

Chapter 3: Propagation of Error

Chapter 4: Commonly Used Distributions

Chapter 5: Confidence Intervals

Chapter 6: Hypothesis Testing

Chapter 7: Correlation and Simple Linear Regression

Chapter 8: Multiple Regression

Chapter 9: Factorial Experiments

Chapter 10: Statistical Quality Control

A Tables

B Partial Derivatives

C Suggestions for Further Reading

Answers to Selected Exercises

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