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### Course Overview

The aim of this course is to get an understanding of applied probability and statistics. Students will be able to handle variables of a random nature, deal with parameters of different distributions and data of scattering nature.

### Course Details

Study Type Level Postgraduate 5 First Sub Session 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits) None. No Dr Srinivas Sriarmula

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### What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

• Engineering (EG) (Studied)

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### What courses cannot be taken with this course?

• EG5012 Stats for Safety (Studied)

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### Course Description

This course provides mathematical foundation of the probabilistic analysis of random variables. The course is an extension to the undergraduate level of the subject. This course is a pre-requisite for the module on Advanced Methods for Risk and Reliability Assessment.

The following modules will be covered in the course:

1. Revision of elementary concepts in statistics and probability.

2. Important uni-variate distributions.

3. The bi-variate and multi-variate normal distribution.

4. Parameter estimation and goodness-of-fit.

5. Analysis of statistical data.

6. Treatment of outliers.

7. Analysis of variance.

8. Introduction to continuous and discrete stochastic processes.

### Further Information & Notes

For students studying for the MSc Safety & Reliability Engineering and the MSc Safety & Reliability Engineering for Oil and Gas

### Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

• MSc Safety & Reliability Engineering for Oil and Gas
• Master Of Science In Safety & Reliability Engineering

### Contact Teaching Time

38 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

### Assessment

1st attempt: 20% coursework, 80% final exam.

Resit: The re-sit will comprise of re-doing the failed element/s (exam and/or coursework assessment/s) from the 1st attempt with a maximum CGS mark of D3. The marks for other elements (successfully passed) will be carried over. Resit mark of either RP or RF will be recorded.

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### Feedback

A whole-class feedback is provided via MyAberdeen. Students are encouraged to contact the course coordinator for individual feedback.

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