Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences is book on practical statistical methods. As we know that statistics holds importance in almost every modern science. So, keeping in view this need there is book for analyzing data. Data interpretation is the ultimate goal of every experiment. Students of engineering background can get benefit from this book. Similarly, there is great deal of practical information for students of natural sciences as well. A review of this text as under.
Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences 9th edition.
According to the preface, the book targets scientists and engineers. But students can also obtain basic knowledge about statistical models as well. The main goal of this book is to mix exercises with examples. It makes the learning easier. Students have hand on knowledge in applying the statistical methods and techniques. The addition of real life problems in comparison to artificial ones is another trademark of this book.
Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences uses modest level of mathematics. Calculus is sparsely used. Whereas, matrix algebra is not used in the book. There are sixteen chapters in total. In addition to it, appendix tables are present at the end of the book. First chapter is about the basic terminologies of descriptive statistics. Then there are series of chapters on probability and its various modifications.
Regression and correlation also make their place after the chapters of probability sampling. Finally, there are chapters on quality control methods and distribution free procedures.
So, Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences is a complete text on statistical modelling. The addition of new exercises in the latest edition makes it a great book for learners. The difficulty level is not high in contrast to some other books on the same subject.
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