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.



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.



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.



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.



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 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.



Traffic Engineering Handbook

Traffic Engineering Handbook Author ITE (Institute of Transportation Engineers)
ISBN-10 9781118762288
Release 2016-01-13
Pages 688
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Get a complete look into modern traffic engineering solutions Traffic Engineering Handbook, Seventh Edition is a newly revised text that builds upon the reputation as the go-to source of essential traffic engineering solutions that this book has maintained for the past 70 years. The updated content reflects changes in key industry standards, and shines a spotlight on the needs of all users, the design of context-sensitive roadways, and the development of more sustainable transportation solutions. Additionally, this resource features a new organizational structure that promotes a more functionally-driven, multimodal approach to planning, designing, and implementing transportation solutions. A branch of civil engineering, traffic engineering concerns the safe and efficient movement of people and goods along roadways. Traffic flow, road geometry, sidewalks, crosswalks, cycle facilities, shared lane markings, traffic signs, traffic lights, and more—all of these elements must be considered when designing public and private sector transportation solutions. Explore the fundamental concepts of traffic engineering as they relate to operation, design, and management Access updated content that reflects changes in key industry-leading resources, such as the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM), Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), AASSHTO Policy on Geometric Design, Highway Safety Manual (HSM), and Americans with Disabilities Act Understand the current state of the traffic engineering field Leverage revised information that homes in on the key topics most relevant to traffic engineering in today's world, such as context-sensitive roadways and sustainable transportation solutions Traffic Engineering Handbook, Seventh Edition is an essential text for public and private sector transportation practitioners, transportation decision makers, public officials, and even upper-level undergraduate and graduate students who are studying transportation engineering.



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.



Handbook of Statistical Methods for Engineers and Scientists

Handbook of Statistical Methods for Engineers and Scientists Author Harrison M. Wadsworth
ISBN-10 007067678X
Release 1998
Pages 688
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This text is designed to be an interdisciplinary reference work for engineers and scientists who use statistics and statistical methods in their everyday work. This edition has new sections on acceptance sampling, computer software, and added graphical tools.



Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement

Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement Author Thomas P. Ryan
ISBN-10 1118058100
Release 2011-09-20
Pages 672
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Praise for the Second Edition "As a comprehensive statistics reference book for quality improvement, it certainly is one of the best books available." —Technometrics This new edition continues to provide the most current, proven statistical methods for quality control and quality improvement The use of quantitative methods offers numerous benefits in the fields of industry and business, both through identifying existing trouble spots and alerting management and technical personnel to potential problems. Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement, Third Edition guides readers through a broad range of tools and techniques that make it possible to quickly identify and resolve both current and potential trouble spots within almost any manufacturing or nonmanufacturing process. The book provides detailed coverage of the application of control charts, while also exploring critical topics such as regression, design of experiments, and Taguchi methods. In this new edition, the author continues to explain how to combine the many statistical methods explored in the book in order to optimize quality control and improvement. The book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest research and practices in statistical methods and quality control, and new features include: Updated coverage of control charts, with newly added tools The latest research on the monitoring of linear profiles and other types of profiles Sections on generalized likelihood ratio charts and the effects of parameter estimation on the properties of CUSUM and EWMA procedures New discussions on design of experiments that include conditional effects and fraction of design space plots New material on Lean Six Sigma and Six Sigma programs and training Incorporating the latest software applications, the author has added coverage on how to use Minitab software to obtain probability limits for attribute charts. new exercises have been added throughout the book, allowing readers to put the latest statistical methods into practice. Updated references are also provided, shedding light on the current literature and providing resources for further study of the topic. Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement, Third Edition is an excellent book for courses on quality control and design of experiments at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels. the book also serves as a valuable reference for practicing statisticians, engineers, and physical scientists interested in statistical quality improvement.



Numerical and Statistical Methods for Bioengineering

Numerical and Statistical Methods for Bioengineering Author Michael R. King
ISBN-10 1139493426
Release 2010-11-04
Pages 594
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The first MATLAB-based numerical methods textbook for bioengineers that uniquely integrates modelling concepts with statistical analysis, while maintaining a focus on enabling the user to report the error or uncertainty in their result. Between traditional numerical method topics of linear modelling concepts, nonlinear root finding, and numerical integration, chapters on hypothesis testing, data regression and probability are interweaved. A unique feature of the book is the inclusion of examples from clinical trials and bioinformatics, which are not found in other numerical methods textbooks for engineers. With a wealth of biomedical engineering examples, case studies on topical biomedical research, and the inclusion of end of chapter problems, this is a perfect core text for a one-semester undergraduate course.



Statistical Quality Assurance Methods for Engineers

Statistical Quality Assurance Methods for Engineers Author Stephen B. Vardeman
ISBN-10 0471159379
Release 1999
Pages 561
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The Tools You Need To Be A Successful Engineer As you read through this new text, you'll discover the importance of Statistical Quality Control (SQC) tools in engineering process monitoring and improvement. You'll learn what SQC methods can and cannot do, and why these are valuable additions to your engineering tool kit. And instead of overwhelming you with unnecessary details, the authors make the implementation of statistical tools "user-friendly." The rich set of examples and problems integrated throughout this book will help you gain a better understanding of where and how to apply SQC tools. Real projects, cases and data sets show you clearly how SQC tools are used in practice. Topics are covered in the right amount of detail to give you insight into their relative importance in modern quality assurance and the ability to immediately use them. This approach provides the mix of tools you'll need to succeed in your engineering career. Key Features of the Text * Provides a coherent presentation of the role of statistics in quality assurance. * Places special attention on making sure that while the technical details are absolutely correct, they do not overwhelm the reader. * Presents the material in realistic contexts, with examples and problems that are based on real-world projects, cases and data sets. * The implementation of statistical tools is user-friendly. * The statistical treatment emphasizes graphics and estimation (and de-emphasizes hypothesis testing).



Reliability and Statistics in Geotechnical Engineering

Reliability and Statistics in Geotechnical Engineering Author Gregory B. Baecher
ISBN-10 9780470871256
Release 2005-08-19
Pages 618
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Risk and reliability analysis is an area of growing importance in geotechnical engineering, where many variables have to be considered. Statistics, reliability modeling and engineering judgement are employed together to develop risk and decision analyses for civil engineering systems. The resulting engineering models are used to make probabilistic predictions, which are applied to geotechnical problems. Reliability & Statistics in Geotechnical Engineering comprehensively covers the subject of risk and reliability in both practical and research terms * Includes extensive use of case studies * Presents topics not covered elsewhere--spatial variability and stochastic properties of geological materials * No comparable texts available Practicing engineers will find this an essential resource as will graduates in geotechnical engineering programmes.



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



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.



Probability Statistics and Decision for Civil Engineers

Probability  Statistics  and Decision for Civil Engineers Author Jack R Benjamin
ISBN-10 9780486780726
Release 2014-07-16
Pages 704
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"This text covers the development of decision theory and related applications of probability. Extensive examples and illustrations cultivate students' appreciation for applications, including strength of materials, soil mechanics, construction planning, and water-resource design. Emphasis on fundamentals makes the material accessible to students trained in classical statistics and provides a brief introduction to probability. 1970 edition"--