CEE 3040

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Introduction to probability theory and statistical techniques, with examples from civil, environmental, biological, and related disciplines. Covers data presentation, commonly used probability distributions describing natural phenomena and material properties, parameter estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, simple linear regression, and nonparametric statistics. Examples include structural reliability, wind speed/flood distributions, pollutant concentrations, surveys and models of vehicle arrivals and other independent events.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: first-year calculus.

Outcomes
  • Introduce students to the basic framework provided by probability theory for analyzing problems exhibiting variability and uncertainty.
  • Introduce students to the basic methods and concepts employed in statistics to estimate the parameters of models, make decisions, and to describe uncertainty.
  • Prepare students to be able to use statistical methods with confidence during their professional careers (perhaps after further study).
  • Encourage students to reflect on their own learning styles and educational objectives.

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 10899CEE 3040  LEC 001

  • 10900CEE 3040  DIS 201

  • 12694CEE 3040  DIS 202

  • 10903CEE 3040  DIS 203

  • 10901CEE 3040  DIS 205

  • 10902CEE 3040  DIS 206

  • 12704CEE 3040  DIS 207