Statistical Techniques for Transportation Engineering

Statistical Techniques for Transportation Engineering Author Kumar Molugaram
ISBN-10 9780128116425
Release 2017-03-03
Pages 554
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Statistical Techniques for Transportation Engineering is written with a systematic approach in mind and covers a full range of data analysis topics, from the introductory level (basic probability, measures of dispersion, random variable, discrete and continuous distributions) through more generally used techniques (common statistical distributions, hypothesis testing), to advanced analysis and statistical modeling techniques (regression, AnoVa, and time series). The book also provides worked out examples and solved problems for a wide variety of transportation engineering challenges. Demonstrates how to effectively interpret, summarize, and report transportation data using appropriate statistical descriptors Teaches how to identify and apply appropriate analysis methods for transportation data Explains how to evaluate transportation proposals and schemes with statistical rigor



Statistical and Econometric Methods for Transportation Data Analysis Second Edition

Statistical and Econometric Methods for Transportation Data Analysis  Second Edition Author Simon P. Washington
ISBN-10 9781420082869
Release 2010-12-02
Pages 544
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The complexity, diversity, and random nature of transportation problems necessitates a broad analytical toolbox. Describing tools commonly used in the field, Statistical and Econometric Methods for Transportation Data Analysis, Second Edition provides an understanding of a broad range of analytical tools required to solve transportation problems. It includes a wide breadth of examples and case studies covering applications in various aspects of transportation planning, engineering, safety, and economics. After a solid refresher on statistical fundamentals, the book focuses on continuous dependent variable models and count and discrete dependent variable models. Along with an entirely new section on other statistical methods, this edition offers a wealth of new material. New to the Second Edition A subsection on Tobit and censored regressions An explicit treatment of frequency domain time series analysis, including Fourier and wavelets analysis methods New chapter that presents logistic regression commonly used to model binary outcomes New chapter on ordered probability models New chapters on random-parameter models and Bayesian statistical modeling New examples and data sets Each chapter clearly presents fundamental concepts and principles and includes numerous references for those seeking additional technical details and applications. To reinforce a practical understanding of the modeling techniques, the data sets used in the text are offered on the book’s CRC Press web page. PowerPoint and Word presentations for each chapter are also available for download.



Transportation Statistics and Microsimulation

Transportation Statistics and Microsimulation Author Clifford Spiegelman
ISBN-10 9781439894545
Release 2016-04-19
Pages 384
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By discussing statistical concepts in the context of transportation planning and operations, Transportation Statistics and Microsimulation provides the necessary background for making informed transportation-related decisions. It explains the why behind standard methods and uses real-world transportation examples and problems to illustrate key concepts. The Tools and Methods to Solve Transportation Problems Classroom-tested at Texas A&M University, the text covers the statistical techniques most frequently employed by transportation and pavement professionals. To familiarize readers with the underlying theory and equations, it contains problems that can be solved using statistical software. The authors encourage the use of SAS’s JMP package, which enables users to interactively explore and visualize data. Students can buy their own copy of JMP at a reduced price via a postcard in the book. Practical Examples Show How the Methods Are Used in Action Drawing on the authors’ extensive application of statistical techniques in transportation research and teaching, this textbook explicitly defines the underlying assumptions of the techniques and shows how they are used in practice. It presents terms from both a statistical and a transportation perspective, making conversations between transportation professionals and statisticians smoother and more productive.



Traffic Engineering Handbook

Traffic Engineering Handbook Author ITE (Institute of Transportation Engineers)
ISBN-10 9781118762301
Release 2016-01-26
Pages 688
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"The Traffic Engineering Handbook is a comprehensive practice-oriented reference that presents the fundamental concepts of traffic engineering, commensurate with the state of the practice"--



Statistical Methods for QTL Mapping

Statistical Methods for QTL Mapping Author Zehua Chen
ISBN-10 9780415669863
Release 2013-11-01
Pages 308
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While numerous advanced statistical approaches have recently been developed for quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping, the methods are scattered throughout the literature. Statistical Methods for QTL Mapping brings together many recent statistical techniques that address the data complexity of QTL mapping. After introducing basic genetics topics and statistical principles, the author discusses the principles of quantitative genetics, general statistical issues of QTL mapping, commonly used one-dimensional QTL mapping approaches, and multiple interval mapping methods. He then explains how to use a feature selection approach to tackle a QTL mapping problem with dense markers. The book also provides comprehensive coverage of Bayesian models and MCMC algorithms and describes methods for multi-trait QTL mapping and eQTL mapping, including meta-trait methods and multivariate sequential procedures. This book emphasizes the modern statistical methodology for QTL mapping as well as the statistical issues that arise during this process. It gives the necessary biological background for statisticians without training in genetics and, likewise, covers statistical thinking and principles for geneticists. Written primarily for geneticists and statisticians specializing in QTL mapping, the book can also be used as a supplement in graduate courses or for self-study by PhD students working on QTL mapping projects.



Statistics in Civil Engineering

Statistics in Civil Engineering Author Andrew V. Metcalfe
ISBN-10 0471194840
Release 1997
Pages 420
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Statistical methods for the civil engineer. Practical examples clearly explain the underlying mathematical concepts. Readers learn to write their own programs and learn about useful commercial software.Offers examples based on real applications. -- Applies statistical techniques to civil engineering practice.



Statistics and Probability for Engineering Applications

Statistics and Probability for Engineering Applications Author William DeCoursey
ISBN-10 9780080489759
Release 2003-05-14
Pages 396
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Statistics and Probability for Engineering Applications provides a complete discussion of all the major topics typically covered in a college engineering statistics course. This textbook minimizes the derivations and mathematical theory, focusing instead on the information and techniques most needed and used in engineering applications. It is filled with practical techniques directly applicable on the job. Written by an experienced industry engineer and statistics professor, this book makes learning statistical methods easier for today's student. This book can be read sequentially like a normal textbook, but it is designed to be used as a handbook, pointing the reader to the topics and sections pertinent to a particular type of statistical problem. Each new concept is clearly and briefly described, whenever possible by relating it to previous topics. Then the student is given carefully chosen examples to deepen understanding of the basic ideas and how they are applied in engineering. The examples and case studies are taken from real-world engineering problems and use real data. A number of practice problems are provided for each section, with answers in the back for selected problems. This book will appeal to engineers in the entire engineering spectrum (electronics/electrical, mechanical, chemical, and civil engineering); engineering students and students taking computer science/computer engineering graduate courses; scientists needing to use applied statistical methods; and engineering technicians and technologists. * Filled with practical techniques directly applicable on the job * Contains hundreds of solved problems and case studies, using real data sets * Avoids unnecessary theory



Statistical Methods for Industrial Process Control

Statistical Methods for Industrial Process Control Author David .C. Drain
ISBN-10 0412085119
Release 1997-02-01
Pages 476
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To practice engineering effectively, engineers must need to have a working knowledge of statistical concepts and methods. What they do not need is a background heavy on statistical theory and number crunching. Statistical Methods for Industrial Process Control provides the practical statistics foundation engineers can immediately apply to the work they do every day, regardless of their industry or specialty. The author illustrates statistical concepts and methods with authentic semiconductor manufacturing process examples-integrated circuit fabrication is an exceedingly rich medium for communicating statistical concepts. However, once learned, these concepts and methods can easily be extended and applied to a variety of other industries. The text emphasizes the application of statistical tools, rather than statistical theory. Modern advances in statistical software have made tedious computations and formula memorization unnecessary. Therefore, the author demonstrates software use throughout the book and supplies MINITAB examples and SAS programs. Review problems at the end of each chapter challenge and deepen readers' understanding of the material. Statistical Methods for Industrial Process Control addresses topics that support the work engineers do, rather than educate them as statisticians, and these topics also reflect modern usage. It effectively introduces novice engineers to a fascinating industry and enables experienced engineers to build upon their existing knowledge and learn new skills.



Bayesian Methods for Structural Dynamics and Civil Engineering

Bayesian Methods for Structural Dynamics and Civil Engineering Author Ka-Veng Yuen
ISBN-10 0470824557
Release 2010-02-22
Pages 320
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Bayesian methods are a powerful tool in many areas of science and engineering, especially statistical physics, medical sciences, electrical engineering, and information sciences. They are also ideal for civil engineering applications, given the numerous types of modeling and parametric uncertainty in civil engineering problems. For example, earthquake ground motion cannot be predetermined at the structural design stage. Complete wind pressure profiles are difficult to measure under operating conditions. Material properties can be difficult to determine to a very precise level – especially concrete, rock, and soil. For air quality prediction, it is difficult to measure the hourly/daily pollutants generated by cars and factories within the area of concern. It is also difficult to obtain the updated air quality information of the surrounding cities. Furthermore, the meteorological conditions of the day for prediction are also uncertain. These are just some of the civil engineering examples to which Bayesian probabilistic methods are applicable. Familiarizes readers with the latest developments in the field Includes identification problems for both dynamic and static systems Addresses challenging civil engineering problems such as modal/model updating Presents methods applicable to mechanical and aerospace engineering Gives engineers and engineering students a concrete sense of implementation Covers real-world case studies in civil engineering and beyond, such as: structural health monitoring seismic attenuation finite-element model updating hydraulic jump artificial neural network for damage detection air quality prediction Includes other insightful daily-life examples Companion website with MATLAB code downloads for independent practice Written by a leading expert in the use of Bayesian methods for civil engineering problems This book is ideal for researchers and graduate students in civil and mechanical engineering or applied probability and statistics. Practicing engineers interested in the application of statistical methods to solve engineering problems will also find this to be a valuable text. MATLAB code and lecture materials for instructors available at http://www.wiley.com/go/yuen



Statistical Techniques for High voltage Engineering

Statistical Techniques for High voltage Engineering Author Wolfgang Hauschild
ISBN-10 086341205X
Release 1992-01
Pages 310
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In any industry or system it is necessary to evaluate risks and consequences of unexpected changes to the operation. In power engineering, variables are encountered throughout production, transmission and consumption processes. This book is written from years of experimenting with different mathematical techniques to model these uncertainties, use of which should open up new possibilities of rationalisation and efficiency. Although written by and primarily for high-voltage engineers, all engineers will find the techniques of interest and benefit.



Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers Student Solutions Manual

Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers  Student Solutions Manual Author Douglas C. Montgomery
ISBN-10 9780470888445
Release 2010-08-09
Pages 398
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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.



Statistical Methods for Reliability Data

Statistical Methods for Reliability Data Author William Q. Meeker
ISBN-10 9781118625972
Release 2014-08-21
Pages 712
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Amstat News asked three review editors to rate their top five favorite books in the September 2003 issue. Statistical Methods for Reliability Data was among those chosen. Bringing statistical methods for reliability testing in line with the computer age This volume presents state-of-the-art, computer-based statistical methods for reliability data analysis and test planning for industrial products. Statistical Methods for Reliability Data updates and improves established techniques as it demonstrates how to apply the new graphical, numerical, or simulation-based methods to a broad range of models encountered in reliability data analysis. It includes methods for planning reliability studies and analyzing degradation data, simulation methods used to complement large-sample asymptotic theory, general likelihood-based methods of handling arbitrarily censored data and truncated data, and more. In this book, engineers and statisticians in industry and academia will find: A wealth of information and procedures developed to give products a competitive edge Simple examples of data analysis computed with the S-PLUS system-for which a suite of functions and commands is available over the Internet End-of-chapter, real-data exercise sets Hundreds of computer graphics illustrating data, results of analyses, and technical concepts An essential resource for practitioners involved in product reliability and design decisions, Statistical Methods for Reliability Data is also an excellent textbook for on-the-job training courses, and for university courses on applied reliability data analysis at the graduate level. An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all the problems in the book is available upon requestfrom the Wiley editorial department.



Understanding Mathematical and Statistical Techniques in Hydrology

Understanding Mathematical and Statistical Techniques in Hydrology Author Harvey J. E. Rodda
ISBN-10 9781119076605
Release 2015-11-02
Pages 104
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Pick up any hydrology textbook and it will not be long before you encounter pages listing sequences of equations representing complex mathematical concepts. Students and practitioners of hydrology will not find this very helpful, as their aim, generally, is to study and understand hydrology, and not to find themselves confronted with material that even students of mathematics would find challenging. Often, equations appear to be copied and pasted into hydrological texts in an attempt to give a more rigorous scientific basis to the narrative. However, they are commonly wrong, poorly explained, without context or background, and more likely to confuse and distance the reader than to enlighten and engage them in the topic. Understanding Mathematical and Statistical Techniques in Hydrology provides full and detailed expositions of such equations and mathematical concepts, commonly used in hydrology. In contrast to other hydrological texts, instead of presenting abstract mathematical hydrology, the essential mathematics is explained with the help of real-world hydrological examples.



Statistical Methods for Financial Engineering

Statistical Methods for Financial Engineering Author Bruno Remillard
ISBN-10 9781439856956
Release 2016-04-19
Pages 496
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While many financial engineering books are available, the statistical aspects behind the implementation of stochastic models used in the field are often overlooked or restricted to a few well-known cases. Statistical Methods for Financial Engineering guides current and future practitioners on implementing the most useful stochastic models used in financial engineering. After introducing properties of univariate and multivariate models for asset dynamics as well as estimation techniques, the book discusses limits of the Black-Scholes model, statistical tests to verify some of its assumptions, and the challenges of dynamic hedging in discrete time. It then covers the estimation of risk and performance measures, the foundations of spot interest rate modeling, Lévy processes and their financial applications, the properties and parameter estimation of GARCH models, and the importance of dependence models in hedge fund replication and other applications. It concludes with the topic of filtering and its financial applications. This self-contained book offers a basic presentation of stochastic models and addresses issues related to their implementation in the financial industry. Each chapter introduces powerful and practical statistical tools necessary to implement the models. The author not only shows how to estimate parameters efficiently, but he also demonstrates, whenever possible, how to test the validity of the proposed models. Throughout the text, examples using MATLAB® illustrate the application of the techniques to solve real-world financial problems. MATLAB and R programs are available on the author’s website.



Numerical and Statistical Methods for CIVIL ENGINEERING GTU 2016

Numerical and Statistical Methods for CIVIL ENGINEERING  GTU 2016 Author Ravish R Singh
ISBN-10 9789339224738
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Each topic has been explained from the examination point of view, wherein the theory is presented in an easy-to-understand student-friendly style. Full coverage of concepts is supported by numerous solved examples with varied complexity levels, which is aligned to the latest GTU syllabus. Fundamental and sequential explanation of topics is well aided by examples and exercises. The solutions of examples are set following a ‘tutorial’ approach, which will make it easy for students from any background to easily grasp the concepts. Exercises with answers immediately follow the solved examples enforcing a practice-based approach. We hope that the students will gain logical understanding from solved problems and then reiterate it through solving similar exercise problems themselves. The unique blend of theory and application caters to the requirements of both the students and the faculty. Solutions of GTU examination questions are incorporated within the text appropriately. Highlights • Crisp content strictly as per the latest GTU syllabus of Numerical and Statistical Methods (Regulation 2014) • Comprehensive coverage with lucid presentation style • Each section concludes with an exercise to test understanding of topics • Solutions of GTU examination papers from 2010 to 2015 present appropriately within the chapters • Rich exam-oriented pedagogy: Solved Examples within chapters: 443 Solved GTU questions tagged within chapters: 130 Unsolved Exercises: 468



Numerical and Statistical Methods for COMPUTER ENGINEERING GTU 2016

Numerical and Statistical Methods for COMPUTER ENGINEERING  GTU 2016 Author Ravish R Singh
ISBN-10 9789339224806
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Each topic has been explained from the examination point-of-view, wherein the theory is presented in an easy-to-understand student-friendly style. Full coverage of concepts is supported by numerous solved examples with varied complexity levels, which is aligned to the latest GTU syllabus. Fundamental and sequential explanation of topics is well aided by examples and exercises. The solutions of examples are set following a ‘tutorial’ approach, which will make it easy for students from any background to easily grasp the concepts. Exercises with answers immediately follow the solved examples enforcing a practice-based approach. We hope that the students will gain logical understanding from solved problems and then reiterate it through solving similar exercise problems themselves. The unique blend of theory and application caters to the requirements of both the students and the faculty. Solutions of GTU examination questions are incorporated within the text appropriately. Highlights • Crisp content strictly as per the latest GTU syllabus of Numerical and Statistical Methods (Regulation 2014) • Comprehensive coverage with lucid presentation style • Each section concludes with an exercise to test understanding of topics • Solutions of GTU examination papers from 2010 to 2015 present appropriately within the chapters • Rich exam-oriented pedagogy: • Solved Examples within chapters: 420 • Solved GTU questions tagged within chapters: 112 Unsolved Exercises: 148



Statistical Case Studies for Industrial Process Improvement

Statistical Case Studies for Industrial Process Improvement Author Veronica Czitrom
ISBN-10 9780898713947
Release 1997
Pages 514
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A selection of studies by professionals in the semiconductor industry illustrating the use of statistical methods to improve manufacturing processes.