ISBN: 9780321640772 | 0321640772

Edition: 8thFormat: Hardcover

Publisher: Pearson

Pub. Date: 1/3/2010

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Normal 0 false false false KEY BENEFIT: This text is rich in exercises and examples, and explores both elementary probability and basic statistics, with an emphasis on engineering and science applications. Much of the data have been collected from the author's own consulting experience and from discussions with scientists and engineers about the use of statistics in their fields. In later chapters, the text emphasizes designed experiments, especially two-level factorial design. Introduction, Organization and Description of Data, Probability, Probability Distributions, Probability Densities, Sampling Distributions, Inferences Concerning a Mean, Comparing Two Treatments, Inferences Concerning Variances, Inferences Concerning Proportions, Regression Analysis, Analysis of Variance, Factorial Experimentation, Nonparametric Tests, The Statistical Content of Quality-Improvement Programs, Application to Reliability and Life Testing For all readers interested in probability and statistics for engineers.