The scope of the course is the introduction of concepts and methods of probability and statistics, which are useful in problems of civil engineering. Focus is given on the practical approach of real problems.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Probability and statistics with mechanical applications. Fundamental concepts in probability. Conditional probability, independence and related conepts. Random variables and probability distribution functions. Properties of random variables. Probability distributions for discrete and continuous variables. Descriptive statistics. Parameter estimation. Statistical hypothesis testing. Correlation and simple linear regression.