Numerical and Statistical Methods

Mechanical Engineering
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 PL + 30,0 TP + 3,0 OT

- Maria Isabel Vaz Pitacas

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1. Preliminary Analysis of Data
2. Introduction to Probability
3. Random unidimensional Variables
4. Theoretical distributions
5. Introduction to Estimation
6. Simple Linear Regression
7. Roots of Nonlinear Equations
8. Polynomial interpolation.
9. Numerical Integration (or Numerical quadrature)
10. Equations Systems

Evaluation Methodology

- Pestana, D. e Velosa, S. (2010). Introdução à Probabilidade e à Estatística. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
- Maroco, J. (2014). Análise Estatística com o SPSS Statistics. Lisboa: ReportNumber
- Pina, H. (2010). Métodos Numéricos. Lisboa: Escolar Editora
- Santos, F. (2002). Fundamentos de Análise Numérica. Lisboa: Sílabo

Method of interaction
Lectures with the aid of media resources and laboratory experiences.

Software used in class