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Table of Contents for Engineering Statistics Demystified 1. Treatment of data using EXCEL, MINITAB, SAS, SPSS, and STATISTIX 1.1 Graphical displays of data 1.2 Descriptive measures of data 1.3 Measures of Relative Standing 1.4 Exercises for Chapter 1 1.5 Summary for Chapter 1 2. Probability 2.1 Sample space, Events, and Operations on events 2.2 The Multiplicative rule, Permutations, and Combinations 2.3 Probability 2.4 The Axioms of Probability 2.5 Some Elementary Theorems of probability 2.6 Conditional Probability 2.7 Bayes¿ Theorem 2.8 Mathematical Expectation 2.9 Exercises for Chapter 2 2.10 Summary for Chapter 2 3. Probability Distributions for Discrete Random Variables 3.1 Random Variables 3.2 The Mean and Standard Deviation of a Probability Distribution 3.3 Chebyshev¿s Theorem 3.4 The Binomial Distribution 3.5 The Hypergeometric Distribution 3.6 The Geometric Distribution 3.7 The Negative Binomial Distribution 3.8 The Poisson Distribution 3.9 The Multinomial Distribution 3.10 Simulation 3.11 Exercises for Chapter 3 3.12 Summary for Chapter 3 4. Probability Densities for Continuous Random Variables and Introduction to MAPLE 4.1 Continuous Random Variables 4.2 The Normal Distribution 4.3 The Normal Approximation to the Binomial Distribution 4.4 The Uniform Distribution 4.5 The Log-Normal Distribution 4.6 The Gamma Distribution 4.7 The Beta Distribution 4.8 The Weibull Distribution 4.9 Joint Distributions ¿ Discrete and Continuous 4.10 Checking Data for Normality 4.11 Transforming Observations to Near Normality 4.12 Simulation 4.13 Exercises for Chapter 4 4.14 Summary for Chapter 4 5. Sampling Distributions 5.1 Populations and Samples 5.2 The sampling Distribution of the Mean (? Known) 5.3 The sampling Distribution of the Mean (? Unknown) 5.4 The sampling Distribution of the Proportion 5.5 The sampling Distribution of the Variance 5.6 Exercises for Chapter 5 5.7 Summary for Chapter 5 6. Inferences Concerning Means 6.1 Point Estimation 6.2 Interval Estimation 6.3 Basic Concepts of Testing Hypotheses 6.4 Hypotheses Concerning One Mean 6.5 The Relationship Between Tests of Hypothesis and Confidence Intervals 6.6 Inferences Concerning Two Means ¿ Independent and Large Samples 6.7 Inferences Concerning Two Means ¿ Independent and Small Samples 6.8 Inferences Concerning Two Means ¿ Dependent Samples 6.9 Exercises for Chapter 6 6.10 Summary for Chapter 6 7. Inferences Concerning Variances 7.1 The Estimation of Variances 7.2 Hypotheses Concerning One Variance 7.3 Hypotheses Concerning Two Variances 7.4 Exercises for Chapter 7 7.5 Summary for Chapter 7 8. Inferences Concerning Proportions 8.1 Estimation of Proportions 8.2 Hypotheses Concerning One Proportion 8.3 Hypotheses Concerning Two Proportions 8.4 Hypotheses Concerning Several Proportions 8.5 The Analysis of r x c Tables 8.6 Exercises for Chapter 8 8.7 Summary for Chapter 8 9. Two Final Exams 9.1 Final exam one 9.2 Final exam two 10. Solutions to Chapter exercises and final exams

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Engineering -- Statistical methods.