ENCE 302 Syllabus

 

ENCE 302 Syllabus
ENCE 302 Lecture Notes
ENCE 302 Homework
ENCE 302 Quizzes
ENCE 302 Exams
ENCE 302 Announcements
ENCE 302 Students
ENCE 302 Grades
ENCE 302 Links and Other Documents
ENCE 302 Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENCE 302 Syllabus
ENCE 302 Lecture Notes
ENCE 302 Homework
ENCE 302 Quizzes
ENCE 302 Exams
ENCE 302 Announcements
ENCE 302 Students
ENCE 302 Grades
ENCE 302 Links and Other Documents
ENCE 302 Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENCE 302 Syllabus
ENCE 302 Lecture Notes
ENCE 302 Homework
ENCE 302 Quizzes
ENCE 302 Exams
ENCE 302 Announcements
ENCE 302 Students
ENCE 302 Grades
ENCE 302 Links and Other Documents
ENCE 302 Project

 

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
 

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

College Park Campus

Fall Semester 2001

 

ENCE 302 Probability and Statistics for Civil Engineers (3 credit)

                     MWF  11:00 am 11:50 am, EGR 1108

 

 

INSTRUCTOR:

                               Name:                   Dr. Ibrahim A. Assakkaf

                               Office Hours:   MWF 12:30 am - 2:00 pm and by appointment

                               Room:                   0305, Engineering Classroom Building (EGR)

                                                            Center for Technology and Systems Management (CTSM)

                               Telephone:            (W) 301-405-3279

                               Email:                    assakkaf@eng.umd.edu

                               URL:                     http://ctsm.umd.edu/assakkaf

 

GRADER:

                                Name:                   Mr. Nizar Al-Rihani

                                Office Hours:        MW 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

                                Room:                   EGR 1105

                                Telephone:            (202) 265-4782

                                Email:                    nrihani@wam.umd.edu

                                   

TEXTBOOK:  Ayyub and McCuen, Probability, Statistics, and Reliability for Engineers, CRC Press, FL, 1997.

 

REFERENCE: Ang and Tang, Probability Concepts in Engineering Planning and Design, Volume I, John Wiley & Sons, 1975.

 

GRADING:  HW (15%), Midterm (25%), Project (20%), Final Exam (35%), and Quizzes (5%).

 

PREREQUISITES:

        MATH 246

        ENCE 203

        Permission of Department

 

GENERAL COURSE DESCRIPTION (UM SCHEDULE OF CLASSES, FALL 2001): Grade Method: REG/AUD. Prerequisites: ENCE 203, MATH 246, and permission of department. Introductory probability and statistics course, probability theory, distributions, random variables, statistical analysis, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. Restricted to students in the College of Engineering

 

 

 

COURSE OUTLINE & SCHEDULE:

Week

Date

Topic

Source

1.

August 29

Word processing, and Spreadsheet software

Handouts

2.

September 3

September 5 & 7

Labor Day NO Class

INTRODUCTION: Uncertainty in engineering

Chapter 1

3.

September 10

DATA DESCRIPTION AND TREATMENT: Graphical descriptors, descriptive measures

Chapter 2

4.

September 17

FUNDAMENTALS OF PROBABILITY: Uncertainty and events

Chapter 3

5.

September 24

Set theory and mathematics of probability

Chapter 3

6.

October 1

Random variables and moments, Examples

Chapter 3

7.

October 8

Probability distributions, Review and Midterm Exam

Chapter 3

8.

October 15

MULTIPLE RANDOM VARIABLES: Functions of random variables

Chapter 4

9.

October 22

FUNDAMENTAL OF STATISTICAL ANALYSIS: Estimation of parameters

Chapter 5

10.

October 29

Point and interval estimation, Confidence intervals

Chapter 5

11.

November 5

Hypothesis testing

Chapter 5

12.

November 12

Determination of distributions

Chapter 5

13.

November 19 & 21

November 23

REGRESSION ANALYSIS: Correlation analysis, Linear regression

Thanksgiving Holiday NO Class 11/22/01 (Thursday) through 11/25/01 (Sunday)

Chapter 6

14.

November 26

Least squares principle, Linear regression and multiple regression.

Chapter 6

15.

December 3

Non-Linear Regression,

SIMULATION

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

16.

December 10

December 11

December 12

Review, Project Due

Last day of classes (Tuesday)

Study Day (Wednesday)

Chapter 7

December 13

FINAL EXAM (Thursday, 10:30 am 12:30 pm, EGR 1108)

 

 

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS:

Professional presentation of homework assignments is required.  Professional presentation consists of neat and organized solution of problems on one side of 8.5"x11" papers.  Any homework not complying with professional standards will not be graded and will be assigned zero credit.  The homework assignments are due one week after they are assigned.  Late homework assignments will not be accepted.

 

EXAMS:

All students must take all exams including the final exam.  Only extenuating circumstances will be accepted as excuse for missing an exam.  Health related excuses require medical reports and the signature of a physician that provided treatment.

 

PROJECT: To be announced and discussed.

 

   

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