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STAT7003 - Technological Mathematics 302

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Title:Technological Mathematics 302
Long Title:Technological Mathematics 302 (Probability & Statistics)
Module Code:STAT7003
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Statistics
Valid From: Semester 2 - 2014/15 ( January 2015 )
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: David Goulding
Module Author: MARETTA BRENNAN
Module Description: This module provides an introduction to both probability models and statistical procedures for technology.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Graphically display and numerically summarise data using methods of descriptive statistics
LO2 Apply the rules of probability and use probability models for data analysis
LO3 Compute and interpret point and interval estimates of population parameters
LO4 Describe the structure of a statistical test of hypothesis
LO5 Use mathematical and statistical techniques for fitting curves to data
LO6 Construct and interpret control charts for the sample mean and sample range
Pre-requisite learning
Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

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Co-requisites
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Data Collection & Presentation
Collection & presentation of data. Basic descriptive statistics. Histograms, box plots, stem & leaf plots. Calculation of summary statistics.
Probability
Classical, relative frequency and axiomatic definitions. Laws of probability, conditional probability, independent events, mutually exclusive events.
Probability Distributions
Random variables. Discrete and continuous distributions. Nature of probability density functions & cumulative density functions. Binomial, Poisson, normal, exponential distributions. Use of tables.
Introduction to Sampling
Sampling distribution of the mean and confidence intervals. The structure of a hypothesis test.
Curve Fitting
Finite differences, least squares regression, Lagrangian interpolation.
Control Charts
Common causes and assignable causes, control charts for the sample mean and the sample range. Tests for assignable causes.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other In Class Examination 1 30.0 Week 5
Other In Class Examination 2 30.0 Week 9
Other In Class Examination 3,4,5,6 40.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Tutorial No Description 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Class Notes & Exercise Sheets 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Module Content 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Tutorial Exercise Sheets 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Class Notes & Exercise Sheets 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Montgomery, D.C. & Runger G.C. 2006, Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers, 4 Ed., Wiley [ISBN: 0471745898]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Johnson, R., Miller, I and Freund J. 2004, Probability and Statistics for Engineers, 7 Ed., Prentice Hall; [ISBN: 0131437453]
  • Ross S.M 2004, Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists,, 3 Ed., Academic Press [ISBN: 0125980574]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_EMANF_7 Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Engineering 6 Mandatory
CR_EBIME_6 Higher Certificate in Engineering in Biomedical Engineering 4 Group Elective 1
CR_EMECN_7 Parttime - Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering 6 Group Elective 1

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