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Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers

Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers
Author: Douglas C. Montgomery - George C. Runger
ISBN 13: 9780470053041
ISBN 10: 470053046
Edition: 5
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2010-03-23
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 784
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Montgomery and Runger's bestselling engineering statistics text provides a practical approach oriented to engineering as well as chemical and physical sciences. By providing unique problem sets that reflect realistic situations, students learn how the material will be relevant in their careers. With a focus on how statistical tools are integrated into the engineering problem-solving process, all major aspects of engineering statistics are covered. Developed with sponsorship from the National Science Foundation, this text incorporates many insights from the authors' teaching experience along with feedback from numerous adopters of previous editions.


An introductory textbook for a first course in applied statistics and probability for undergraduate students in engineering and the physical or chemical sciences. All of the examples and exercises are engineering-based and in almost all cases they use real data. Throughout, output from Statgraphics and SAS is presented to exemplify what can be done with modern statistical software. Assumes one or two semesters of calculus. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)