Engineering Statistics Demystified

Author: Larry Stephens
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071462724
Format: PDF, ePub
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Presents a comprehensive guide to understanding engineering statistics that includes instruction on a number of statistical software programs, end-of-chapter exercises, and practice exams.

Advanced Statistics Demystified

Author: Larry Stephens
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071471014
Format: PDF, Kindle
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TAKE THE "MEAN" OUT OF ADVANCED STATISTICS Now anyone who has mastered basic statistics can easily take the next step up. In Advanced Statistics Demystified, experienced statistics instructor Larry J. Stephens provides an effective, anxiety-soothing, and totally painless way to learn advanced statistics -- from inferential statistics, variance analysis, and parametric and nonparametric testing to simple linear regression, correlation, and multiple regression. With Advanced Statistics Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide offers exercises at the end of each chapter to pinpoint weaknesses and two 50-question "final exams" to reinforce the entire book. If you want to build or refresh your understanding of advanced statistics, here's a fast and entertaining self-teaching course that's specially designed to reduce anxiety. Get ready to: Draw inferences by comparing means, percents, and variances from two different samples Compare more than two means with variance analysis Make accurate interpretations with simple linear regression and correlation Derive inferences, estimations, and predictions with multiple regression models Apply nonparametric tests when the assumptions for the parametric tests are not satisfied Take two "final exams" and grade them yourself! Simple enough for beginners but challenging enough for advanced students, Advanced Statistics Demystified is your direct route to confident, sophisticated statistical analysis!

Statistics DeMYSTiFieD 2nd Edition

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071751327
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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MULTIPLY your chances of learning STATISTICS Trying to understand statistics but feeling a bit uncertain? Here's your solution. Statistics Demystifed, Second Edition helps you master this fundamental topic with ease. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by reviewing background mathematics, probability basics, and descriptive measures. The book goes on to demonstrate statistics in action with coverage of sampling, estimation, hypotheses, prediction, regression, correlation, causation, order, and chaos. Detailed examples, concise explanations, and worked-out problems make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: The probability fallacy Random sampling Estimation Assumptions and testing Chaos, bounds, and randomness Variance and standard deviation Correlation and cause/effect relations The use of statistics in medicine, law, math, and engineering Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Statistics Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this essential subject.

Schaum s Outline of Statistics for Engineers

Author: Larry Stephens
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071736476
Format: PDF
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The ideal review for your statistics course geared toward engineering More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum’s Outlines for their expert knowledge and helpful solved problems. Written by renowned experts in their respective fields, Schaum’s Outlines cover everything from math to science, nursing to language. The main feature for all these books is the solved problems. Step-by-step, authors walk readers through coming up with solutions to exercises in their topic of choice. Concise explanations of the topics covered in statistics courses designed for students in engineering and the hard sciences Relevant examples and end-of-chapter questions motivate you and reinforce acquired skills Hundreds of solved problems Complete integration of EXCEL, MINITAB, SPSS, SAS, and STATISTIX software output as used in today's college statistics classes Detailed explanations and practice problems in all areas of engineering statistics Instructions for reading and interpreting today’s most popular statistical software packages Comprehensive review of advanced topics such as analysis of variance and quality management programs Practice in basic problem-solving skills in calculus-based statistics

Statistical Turbulence Modelling for Fluid Dynamics Demystified

Author: Michael Leschziner
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 1783266635
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book is intended for self-study or as a companion of lectures delivered to post-graduate students on the subject of the computational prediction of complex turbulent flows. There are several books in the extensive literature on turbulence that deal, in statistical terms, with the phenomenon itself, as well its many manifestations in the context of fluid dynamics. Statistical Turbulence Modelling for Fluid Dynamics — Demystified differs from these and focuses on the physical interpretation of a broad range of mathematical models used to represent the time-averaged effects of turbulence in computational prediction schemes for fluid flow and related transport processes in engineering and the natural environment. It dispenses with complex mathematical manipulations and instead gives physical and phenomenological explanations. This approach allows students to gain a 'feel' for the physical fabric represented by the mathematical structure that describes the effects of turbulence and the models embedded in most of the software currently used in practical fluid-flow predictions, thus counteracting the ill-informed black-box approach to turbulence modelling. This is done by taking readers through the physical arguments underpinning exact concepts, the rationale of approximations of processes that cannot be retained in their exact form, and essential calibration steps to which the resulting models are subjected by reference to theoretically established behaviour of, and experimental data for, key canonical flows. Contents: Statistical Viewpoint of Turbulence — Motivation and RationaleWhat Makes Turbulence Tick?Reynolds-AveragingFundamentals of Stress / Strain InteractionFundamentals of Near-Wall InteractionsFundamentals of Scalar-Flux / Scalar-Gradient InteractionsThe Eddy ViscosityOne-Equation Eddy-Viscosity ModelsTwo-Equation ModelsWall Functions For Linear Eddy-Viscosity ModelsDefects of Linear Eddy-Viscosity Models, Their Sources and (Imperfect) Corrections Reynolds-Stress-Transport ModellingScalar/Heat-Flux-Ttransport ModellingThe ¯υ2 — ƒ ModelAlgebraic Reynolds-Stress and Non-Linear Eddy-Viscosity Models Readership: Researchers and post-graduate students in the field of fluid dynamics. Key Features:Emphasis on physical and phenomenological interpretationBroad range of models coveredStrong emphasis on understanding the concepts and the rationale behind assumptionsAvoidance of mathematical complexity that does not serve the objective of conveying understanding and insightKeywords:Turbulence Modeling;Rans;Computational Fluid Dynamics;Single Point Closure

Technical Math Demystified

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007149202X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Here is a complete self-teaching guide for anyone needing knowledge of math as it applies to engineering and technical fields.

Integrated Models for Information Communication Systems and Networks Design and Development

Author: Atayero, Aderemi Aaron Anthony
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466622091
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With current advancements in the modeling and simulation of systems and networks, researchers and developers are better able to determine the probable state of current systems and envision the state of future systems during the design stage. The uses and accuracies of these models are essential to every aspect of communication systems. Integrated Models for Information Communication Systems and Networks: Design and Development explores essential information and current research findings on information communication systems and networks. This reference source aims to assist professionals in the desire to enhance their knowledge of modeling at systems level with the aid of modern software packages.

Ethics in the University

Author: James G. Speight
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119346460
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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It is the continuous reports of unethical behavior in the form of data manipulation, cheating, plagiarism, and other forms of unacceptable behavior that draw attention to the issues of misconduct. The causes of misconduct are manifold whether it is the need to advance in a chosen discipline or to compete successfully for and obtain research funding. Disappointingly, individuals who are oriented to any form of dishonesty are individuals who had previously displayed little or no consideration for the feelings of others and are therefore more interested in themselves, at the expense of the students, and others recognizing them by any means necessary. This ground-breaking and honest examination of ethics in the university setting is unabashed in its descriptions of misconduct in the academic world. The text is well furbished with numerous citations that point to academic misconduct and the final chapter deals with the means by which misconduct can be mitigated, a strong reminder to everyone in the academic community that above board conduct must be part of our overall message of learning and part of the whole point of education in the first place. A must-have for academics and non-academics alike, this text is the second in a series of books on ethics by James G. Speight, and it is useful to anyone, in any industry, who is interested in ethical behavior and how to navigate the sometimes murky depths of our professional lives.

Minitab Demystified

Author: Andrew Sleeper
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071762302
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Need to learn Minitab? Problem Solved! Get started using Minitab right way with help from this hands-on guide. Minitab Demystified walks you through essential Minitab features and shows you how to apply them to solve statistical analysis problems. Featuring coverage of Minitab 16, this practical guide explores the Minitab interface and the full range of Minitab graphics, Distribution models, statistical intervals, hypothesis testing, and sample size calculations are clearly explained. The book covers modeling tools of regression and the design of experiments (DOE) as well as the industrial quality tools of measurement systems analysis, control charts, capability analysis, acceptance sampling, and reliability analysis. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Accessing powerful Minitab functions with the Minitab assistant Confidence, prediction, and tolerance intervals Designing and analyzing experiments with hard-to-change variables Statistical process control (SPC), Six Sigma applications, and quality control Predicting the economic impact of sampling Analyzing life data with additional variables Simple enough for a beginner, challenging enough for an advanced student, and thorough enough for a Six Sigma professional, Minitab Demystified is your shortcut to statistical analysis success!

Schaum s Outline of Statistics

Author: Murray Spiegel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071594469
Format: PDF, ePub
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Study faster, learn better-and get top grades with Schaum's Outlines Millions of students trust Schaum's Outlines to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. Use Schaum's Outlines to: Brush up before tests Find answers fast Study quickly and more effectively Get the big picture without spending hours poring over lengthy textbooks Fully compatible with your classroom text, Schaum's highlights all the important facts you need to know. Use Schaum's to shorten your study time-and get your best test scores! This Schaum's Outline gives you: A concise guide to the standard college course in statistics 486 fully worked problems of varying difficulty 660 additional practice problems