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1.010 Uncertainty in Engineering, Fall 2004

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dc.contributor.author Veneziano, Daniele
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2004
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-20T05:20:57Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-20T05:20:57Z
dc.date.issued 2004-12
dc.identifier 1.010-Fall2004
dc.identifier.other 1.010
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-f1483b7c9222308d5edb4e457bd1c1a0
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/46355
dc.description.abstract This undergraduate class serves as an introduction to probability and statistics, with emphasis on engineering applications. The first segment discusses events and their probability, Bayes' Theorem, discrete and continuous random variables and vectors, univariate and multivariate distributions, Bernoulli trials and Poisson point processes, and full-distribution uncertainty propagation and conditional analysis. The second segment deals with second-moment representation of uncertainty and second-moment uncertainty propagation and conditional analysis. The final segment covers random sampling, point and interval estimation, hypothesis testing, and linear regression. Many of the concepts covered in class are illustrated with real-world examples from various areas of engineering. en
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject statistics en
dc.subject decision analysis en
dc.subject random variables and vectors en
dc.subject uncertainty propagation en
dc.subject conditional distributions en
dc.subject second-moment analysis en
dc.subject system reliability en
dc.subject Bayesian analysis and risk-based decision en
dc.subject estimation of distribution parameters en
dc.subject hypothesis testing en
dc.subject simple and multiple linear regressions en
dc.subject Poisson and Markov processes en
dc.title 1.010 Uncertainty in Engineering, Fall 2004 en
dc.title.alternative Uncertainty in Engineering en
dc.audience.educationlevel Undergraduate
dc.subject.cip 270502 en
dc.subject.cip Mathematical Statistics and Probability en
dc.subject.cip 140801 en
dc.subject.cip Civil Engineering, General en


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