EM213 Probability & Statistics
Course Code
EM213
Course Title
Probability & Statistics
Credits
3
Course Type
CORE
Aims/Objectives
To introduce basic concepts of probability and statistics and their use in applications
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
Knowledge:
At the end of this course, a student will be able to;
 Describe and apply basic concepts of probability and statistics.
Skill:
At the end of this course, a student will be able to;
 Model and analyze real world problems dealing with uncertainty using the discrete and the continuous random variables
Attitude:
 Apply concepts of sampling distributions and point estimation for statistical inference and testing hypothesis related to decision making
Textbooks and References
 D.C. Montgomery and G.C. Runger (2007). Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers. 4th Edition (or any later edition), John Wiley and Sons, Inc
 Jay L. Devore, Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences, 8th edition, (2010),Cengage learning.
Topic  Time Allocated / hours  

L  T  P  A  
Random variables  
       
Discrete probability distributions  
       
Continuous random variables and probability distributions  
       
Sampling distributions  
       
Inferences on mean and variance  
       
Hypothesis Testing  
       
Total (hours) 
24  4    4 
L = Lectures, T = Tutorial classes, P = Practical classes, A = Homework Assignments
Assessment  Percentage Marks 

Assignments  10 
MidExam  30 
EndExam  60 
Last Update: 03/02/2024

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