Stat 324 : Statistics for Engineers
Instructor: Prof. Khalaf Sultan
Office: 2B20 building # 4
Office Hours: Saturday , Monday 1:00  1:50 pm
Text Book:
Title : Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists
Authors: R. E. Walpole and R. H. Myers
Edition: Latest available.
Grading Policy:
Homework : 10%
Test No. 1 : 15%
Test No. 2 : 15%
Final Test : 60%
Course Delivery:
There are two lectures per week. In addition there is a twohour lab. Session for problems, questions, reviews, …etc.
Homework and Testing Policies:
University and College policies on homework and examinations will be strictly enforced. Students are to work independently on home works and tests. They are to be handed in on time. No late home works will be accepted. Biweekly home works are given and are due a week later.
Course Syllabus:
Week One:
Introduction and some simple discussions.
Week two:

Sample space, events counting sample points (combinations only)(2.1 2.3).

Probability of an event, additive rules. (2.4, 2.5)
Week Three:
Conditional Probability, Multiplication Rule, Bay’s Rule (2.62.8).
08/10/1428  Bay’s Rule (continuation) – Chapter Review.
Week Four:  Random Variables (R.V.) , Discrete Probability distributions (3.1, 3.2)
15/10/1428  Continuous Probability distributions (3.3), Chapter Review.
Week Five :
Mean of a R.V., Variance of a R.V. (4.1, 4.2)
Moments of a R.V.,
Mean of a linear combinations of R. V’s,
Chebychev’s Inequality (4.3, 4.4), Chapter Review.
Week Six:
Discrete Uniform distribution. Binomial distribution (5.2, 5.3)
29/20/1428  Hyper geometric distribution. Poisson distribution (5.4, 5.5), chapter review.
Week Seven:
Normal distribution . Areas under the standard normal curve (6.1, 6.2)
Applications of the normal distribution (6.3)