Short Title:Statistics & Experimental Design
Full Title:Statistics & Experimental Design
Module Code:SEXD H4000
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Mechanics and metal work
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:DIARMUID RUSH
Module Author:JAMES REILLY
Module Description:To provide the student with statistical tools for designing experiments, evaluating processes and predicting responses. This module will also provide the student with quality tools for supporting quality functions within a manufacturing organisation.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Design experiments involving a number of factors.
LO2 Analyse experimental data with the help of statistical software
LO3 Communicate statistical findings in a variety of formats
LO4 Evaluate the statistical performance of a process
LO5 Explore the statistical relationship between variables
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Students will identify, create, execute, analyse and present a number of experimental designs. 1,2,3 20.00 Ongoing
Oral Examination/Interview Students will give an Oral Presentation of their project work from throughout the semester and answer questions. 3 10.00 Week 11
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5 70.00 End-of-Semester

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class Based Instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Lab Laboratory and project work 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Time Independent Learning 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Lab Laboratory and project work 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Time Independent Learning 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • James Reilly 2017, Applied Statistics, www.statisticalsolutions.ie
Recommended Book Resources
  • Douglas C. Montgomery 2012, Statistical Quality Control, 7th Ed Ed., John Wiley & Sons [ISBN: 9781118322574]
  • Richard E. DeVor, Tsong-how Chang, John W. Sutherland 2007, Statistical quality design and control, Pearson/Prentice Hall Upper Saddle River, N.J. [ISBN: 0130413445]
  • Kenneth Koehler 2012, Snedecor and Cochran's Statistical Methods, 9th Ed Ed., Blackwell [ISBN: 9780813808642]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_EBIOM_B B.Eng (Hons) in Biomedical Design 7 Mandatory