Probability & Stat for Engr & Phys Sci
Probability & Stat for Engr & Phys Sci 22S 039
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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science Probability and Statistics for the Engineering and Physical Sciences 22S1039 Spring 2007 Course Information and Tools Purpose This course develops probabilistic reasoning and statistical solutions for problems in engineering and the physical sciences Time and Location 12307120 MWF in LR2 VAN Instructor Blake Whitten Main Office 261 Schaeffer Hall Phone 335 0647 Email blake whittenuiowaedu Of ce Hours 0 Monday Tuesday and Wednesday 200 300 pm in 261 SH 0 Monday and Wednesday 915 945 pm in C207 PBB Teaching Assistants o Monika Aggarwal Email monika aggarwaluiowaedu 348 Schaeffer Hall 335 0815 Office hours See website 0 Jun Hu Email jun huuiowaedu 350 Schaeffer Hall 353 2297 Office hours See website Course Website http www stat uiowaedublakes9 Find all information for the course at this site including useful links and PDF les Required Materials 0 Text Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers 4th Edition Montgomery and Runger Available at IMU Bookstore o WileyPLUS online component for the text Bundled at IMU Bookstore or use the e book contained in WileyPLUS as substitute for the hardcover text 0 Calculator Your calculator must be able to calculate one variable statistics and two variable statistics Use the Calculator Help link on the Stat 39 website to check whether your calculator will do the job Some calculators which are recommended TI 83 Plus TI 86 TI 30XHS TI 36X TI 36XH Some of these have elaborate spreadsheet type displays and some do not The following calculators will Lot do the job no two variable statistics and should not be purchased TI 30STAT TI 30X TI 30Xa Course Policies Course policies are governed by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Disabilities Please see me in my office as soon as possible if you have any disabilities which require alternative arrangements for lectures or exams Department Chair Luke Tierney 241 Schaeffer Hall 335 0712 luke tierneyuiowaedu Course Features Lectures 1 Students complete reading assignments before class Please Note Students are respon sible for class notes and must get them from other students in case of absence 2 Use textbook supplementary notes in class Homework 0 Homework is assigned with due dates but is not collected Quizzes over homework are given instead Completing homework on time is absolutely Vital to success in Stat 39 0 Students compare their homework answers to homework solutions posted on website then work to overcome incorrect answers This overcoming adversity pays off on exams Weekly Discussions 0 Homework Quiz similar to problems on HW assignment due that week 0 Worksheet with practice problems to help with the next HW assignment Homework Help 0 Primary sources Textbook reading WileyPLUS course notes Discussion worksheets o TA s and Prof Whitten s office hours Stat Dept Tutor Lab free help beyond office hours 7 See course web site for a link to Lab weekly schedule and location Students who work together with a study partner or in a study group tend to do better than students who work alone in Statistics courses Although don t rely on a study group to avoid doing the homework problems yourself Computer Projects The course includes two projects in which computers are used to perform statistical calculations on data We use MINITAB Version 14 statistical software available at all ITC s on campus and in the College of Engineering or for personal download for 30 Students write a project report to describe their conclusions Exams 0 Two midterm exams and a comprehensive nal exam 0 Multiple choice format closed book 0 For Midterm Exam 1 and Midterm Exam 2 students may use one standard sheet of paper 85 by 11 front and back of handwritten or word processed formulas and notes 0 For the Final Exam students may use three standard sheets of paper front and back for formulas and notes 0 Exams practice questions are available on the website which show the general exam style But the content of new exam questions will differ ICON Students can access exam and Discussion quiz scores on ICON See ICON link from website Online quiz scores are accessible on WileyPLUS Email Professor Whitten sends emails to the class containing important or useful information Please keep your UI email account clear under quota so that you will receive such messages Grades Grades in Stat 39 are calculated according to the noncompetitive scale shown below This means that your grade is based on individual performance rather than forced into a category by the arbitrary percentages of a competitive scale Professor Whitten reserves the right to liberalize the grading scale reduce required minimum course percentages at the end of the course in case such an adjustment is warranted by unusual and rare circumstances 0 Discussion HW quizzes are time sensitive and no makeup quizzes are given But as an allowance for necessary absence university sanctioned events illness family emergency etc the two lowest Discussion HW quiz scores are dropped from the calculation of the course grade No online HW Quiz scores are dropped o If your Final Exam score exceeds either the Midterm Exam 1 score or the Midterm Exam 2 score the smaller of the two midterm scores is replaced with the Final Exam score in the calculation of the course percentage At most one midterm score is replaced 0 Weights for course percentage 10 Online WileyPLUS HW Quizzes 10 Discussion HW Quizzes 10 Computer Projects 22 Midterm Exam 1 22 Midterm Exam 2 26 Final Exam 100 0 You can calculate your own course percentage as follows 1 Drop your two lowest Discission HW quiz scores From the others calculate a Discussion quiz percentage Similarly calculate an Online HW quiz percentage with no drops and a Computer Project percentage 2 Replace your lowest midterm Exam score with your Final Exam score only if such replacement improves your score at most one such replacement 3 Course 010Disc HW Quiz 1 010Online HW Quiz 1 010Computer Project 1 022Exam 1 022Exam 2 026Final Exam 0 Course grades are earned according to the following minimum course percentages A 92 A7 90 B 88 B 82 B7 80 0 78 C 72 C7 70 D 68 D 62 D7 60 F Below 60 For instance a course percentage of 8799 earns a grade of B in Stat 39 Tentative Schedule Spring 2007 updated 1102007 Written HW Monday7s Assignment Due Week Date Mon Wed Thurs Fri Following Monday 1 Jan 15 Ch1 No Jan 22 Ch1 Ch2 Ch2 Yes 3 Jan 29 Ch2 Ch2 Ch2 Yes 4 Feb 5 Ch2 Ch3 Ch3 Yes 5 Feb 12 Ch3 Ch3 Ch3 Yes 6 Feb 19 Ch4 QA Session Exam 1 No Class Yes Exam 1 Thursday Feb 22 530730 pm in SHAM LIB Chapters 173 7 Feb 26 Ch4 Ch4 Ch4 Yes 8 Mar 5 Ch5 Ch5 Ch6 Yes 9 Mar 12 Spring Break 10 Mar 19 Ch6 Ch7 Ch7 Yes 11 Mar 26 Ch8 QA Session Exam 2 No Glass NO Exam 2 Thursday Mar 29 530730 pm in SHAM LIB Chapters 477 12 Apr 2 Ch8 Ch8 Ch9 Yes 13 Apr 9 Ch9 Ch9 Ch9 Yes 14 Apr 16 Ch10 Ch10 Ch10 Yes 15 Apr 23 Ch11 Ch11 Ch11 Yes 16 Apr 30 Teach Evals7 Course Overview7 No Glass NO QA Session QA Session Final Exam Monday May 7 730930 am location TBA Final Exam is comprehensive but with greatest emphasis on Chapters 8711 Important Note A corresponding Online HW Quiz WileyPLUS is due the Wednesday following the Monday due date for each HW Assignment Online Practice HW Quizzes ungraded will also be posted on WileyPLUS MINITAB Projects 0 Project 1 Data Description Released Mar 197 due in class Mar 30 0 Project 2 PValues Released Apr 167 due in class Apr 27 Discussion Schedule Spring 2007 updated 1102007 Discussion Week Monday7s Date Worksheet HW Quiz Other 1 Jan 15 7 7 2 Jan 22 Ch1 7 3 Jan 29 Ch2 Week 2 4 Feb 5 Ch2 Week 3 5 Feb 12 Ch3 Week 4 6 Feb 19 7 Week 5 QA before Exam 1 Exam 1 7 Feb 26 7 Week 6 Review Exam 1 8 March 5 Ch4 Week 7 9 March 12 Spring Break 10 March 19 Ch6 Week 8 11 March 26 7 Week 10 QA before Exam 2 Exam 2 12 Apr 2 7 7 Review Exam 2 13 Apr 9 Chg Week 12 14 Apr 16 Chg Week 13 15 Apr 23 Ch1011 Week 14 16 Apr 30 7 Week 15 QA Session before Final Exam WileyPLUS and FirstDay Assignment WileyPLUS Online component for Montgomery text 1 Purchase options 0 lMU Bookstore text and WileyPLUS 12800 ISBN 0470 05476X 0 Iowa Book text not sold 0 Beat the Bookstore same package as lMU Bookstore 12544 but no books in stock 0 Buy text elsewhere or avoid hardcover by buying WileyPLUS directly from Wiley for 4995 httpwwwwileycomcollegebuywileyplus When you register WileyPLUS do NOT opt out of Wiley emails then in 2 weeks receive an offer to purchase hardcover from Wiley for 62 2 Students register to use WileyPLUS Follow instructions in textbook or go to the Student First Day of Class website httpwwwwieypuscomstudentfdoc 3 WileyPLUS website for our course bookmark this site httpedugenwileycomedugenclasscls3288l Alternatively log in with user name email address and password at the main Wiley site httpwwwwieypuscom 4 Technical support help for WileyPLUS httphesupportwieycomwiIeyplus FirstDay Assignment for Stat 39 Complete prior to Fridays class 1 After registering WileyPLUS go to Student First Day of Class website and run the various two minute tutorials Tutorials require Quick Time software 2 Complete WileyPLUS Assignment 0 in Chapter 1 3 Read and be ready to discuss Chapter 1 pages 1715 in Montgomery
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