Credit hours: 4
Three one-hour lectures per week, plus two one-half-hour laboratory planning sessions per semester, plus two forty-five minute lab instructor led exercises per semester, plus two one-half-hour conferences with instructor per semester, plus three ninety-minute laboratory sessions per semester.
Instructor: David Kofke (Fall 2017)
Statistics for Engineers & Scientists, 4th edition, by William Navidi
Accompanies CE 317. Fundamentals of design, execution, analysis, and documentation of engineering experiments. One three-hour laboratory per week or equivalent.
Type | Prerequisites | Corequisites |
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Required | (none) | CE317 |
The following table lists course learning outcomes for CE 327. The statements generally complete the sentence "Upon completing this course, students should be able to..."
Goal | Student Outcome | Assessment Methods | |
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1 | apply instructions given for producing a technical report | g | Team Lab Report |
2 | apply instructions given for giving oral presentations | g | Team Project |
3 | create an experimental plan | e | Team Lab Report |
4 | operate experimental apparatus | b | Team Lab Report |
5 | organize and explain experimental data | b | Team Lab Report |
6 | describe manometry | a | Team Lab Report |
7 | apply dimensional analysis | a | Team Lab Report |
8 | describe dimensionless groups | a | Team Lab Report |
9 | analyze measurement data | a | Team Lab Report |
10 | apply drag coefficient | a | Team Lab Report |
11 | apply force balance to spherical particles | a | Team Lab Report |
12 | describe orifice meter, venturi meter, and rotameter | a | Team Lab Report |
13 | compute elementary descriptive statistics (mean, median, variance, stdev, etc.) for experimental data | b | Exam, Homework, Team Homework, Team Lab Report |
14 | understand the difference and relation between a population and a sample | a | Exam, Homework |
15 | compute probabilities for the outcomes of simple and compound random experiments | a | Exam, Homework |
16 | understand the difference between precision and accuracy | b | Exam, Homework, Team Lab Report |
17 | apply propagation-of-error methods | b | Exam, Homework, Team Homework, Team Lab Report |
18 | understand the meaning of experimental uncertainty and confidence intervals | b | Exam |
19 | understand the common probability distributions, where they are applied, and perform calculations based on them | a | Exam, Homework |
20 | identify the distribution a statistic is sampled from, and use this to compute its confidence interval | b | Exam, Homework, Team Homework, Team Lab Report |
21 | understand how to formulate an appropriate null hypothesis | a | Exam, Homework |
22 | compute the significance (p-value) of a given hypothesis | a | Exam, Homework, Team Homework |
23 | interpret the signficance value of a hypothsis, and draw relevant conclusions | a | Exam, Homework |
24 | analyze factorial experiments using ANOVA | a | Exam, Homework, Team Homework |
25 | understand how factorial analysis can be used in the design of experiments | a | Exam, Homework, Team Homework |
26 | apply the rules for proper citation of others' work | f | Team Lab Report |
27 | construct appropriate tables and graphs for reports using computer tools | k | |
28 | displays teamwork | d | Team Lab Report |
29 | comprehend physical principles behind cup-capillary viscometer | a |
0: Not Supported, 1: Minimally Supported, 2: Supported, 3: Strongly Supported
Student Outcome | a | b | c | d | e | f | g | h | i | j | k |
Support Level | 3 | 3 | 0 | 3 | 3 | 2 | 3 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 3 |
design of experiments | conduct of experiments | dimensions and units |
technical report writing | oral presentations | analysis of experiments |
safety | meters and measurement | particulate solids |
mathematics |