Course Detail

Units:

4.0
Course Components:

Discussion

Lecture

Enrollment Information

Enrollment Requirement:

Prerequisites: "C" or better in ((MATH 1210 OR MATH 1310 OR MATH 1311) OR AP Calc AB score of 4 or better OR AP Calc BC score of 4 or better) AND Intermediate Major Status in Civil Engineering.

Description

Introductory probability and statistics topics that are relevant to civil and environmental engineering, including set terminology and theory, fundamental axioms of probability, conditional probability, statistical independence. Bayes' theorem, deMorgan's rule, random variables, probability mass, density and distribution functions, moments, measures of central tendency and dispersion, common discrete and continuous probability functions, data compression, frequency distributions, point estimation, and confidence intervals. Fundamental engineering economics topics, including equivalence, compound interest and discount rate factors, nominal and effective interest rates, cash flow diagrams, capitalized cost, net present worth analysis, equivalent uniform annual cost, internal rate of return, benefit-cost analysis, basic microeconomics, cost estimation, and cost indexes.