# STATISTICS

 Title ΣΤΑΤΙΣΤΙΚΗ / STATISTICS Code 114 Faculty Engineering School Mechanical Engineering Cycle / Level 1st / Undergraduate Teaching Period Winter Coordinator Georgios Tagaras Common No Status Active Course ID 20000305

### Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 403
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory326

 Academic Year 2014 – 2015 Class Period Winter Faculty Instructors Weekly Hours 6 Class ID 20051650
Type of the Course
• Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
• Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
• Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Understanding and ability to apply the basic concepts and techniques of probability theory and statistical inference.
General Competences
• Apply knowledge in practice
• Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
• Make decisions
• Work autonomously
• Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Descriptive statistics: data summary and presentation, frequency distribution, histogram, characteristic values. Probability and probability distributions: basic concepts, events, conditional probability and Bayes theorem. Probability distributions, discrete and continuous random variables, expected value, variance and standard deviation, moment generating function. Important distributions: binomial, geometric, Poisson, uniform, exponential, gamma, normal distribution and the central limit theorem, Student, X2 and F distributions. Statistical estimation: sampling distributions, point estimation, properties of estimators, confidence intervals, required sample size. Statistical hypotheses: type I and type II errors, hypotheses on parameters, goodness of fit tests. Simple linear regression.
Keywords
Statistics, Probability
Educational Material Types
• Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
• Use of ICT in Course Teaching
• Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Problem solving on the computer using spreadsheets and specialized software. Educational material and information about the course are available at eClass (https://eclass.meng.auth.gr/courses/MENG114/)
Course Organization
Lectures652.2
Total652.2
Student Assessment
Description
The final grade (M) is a combination of the grade in the final exam (B) and that of the homework project (E) as follows: - If B < 4,3 then M = B. - If Β ≥ 4,3 then Μ = Β + (0,1)Ε.
Student Assessment methods
• Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
• Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
• Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
• Written Assignment (Summative)
• Homework (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ζιούτας, Γ.Χ. "Πιθανότητες και στατιστική για μηχανικούς", εκδ. Σοφία, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2012. 2. Ζαχαροπούλου, Χ. "Στατιστική, μέθοδοι – εφαρμογές, τόμος Α’", εκδ. Σοφία, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2012. 3. Αγγελής, Β. και Δημάκη, Κ. "Στατιστική,τόμος Α'", εκδ. Σοφία, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2011. 4. Ψωινός, Δ.Π. "Στατιστική", εκδ. Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη, 1999. 5. Keller, G. "Στατιστική για οικονομικά και διοίκηση επιχειρήσεων", εκδ. Επίκεντρο, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2010.