9780534242640

Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534242640

  • ISBN 10:

    0534242642

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/14/1994
  • Publisher: Duxbury Press
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Summary

This best-selling text is intended for applied introductory probability and statistics courses taken by students in engineering and the physical sciences (calculus prerequisite). It emphasizes models, methodology, and applications, rather than rigorous mathematical development and theory. It features real data in exercises and examples. Also includes:
-- A chapter on joint probability distributions that introduces the concept of a statistic and its sampling distribution
-- Many real-data sets throughout
-- Strong coverage of computer-based methods, especially in analysis of variance and regression
-- Increased coverage of data analysis in Chapter One
-- Simulation experiments and bootstrapping techniques (Ch. 5)
-- Updated material on quality control

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