Faculty of Engineering

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Yibing Wang


Systematic approach to engineering data collection, analysis and interpretation. Scope includes data, information and knowledge; data presentation; errors; randomness; exploratory data analysis; basic statistical procedures; systematic experimental design; stochastic and deterministic models; modelling in engineering systems.


Two group assignments: 15%
Four individual assignments: 40%
Final Examination: (3 hours) 45%
Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Jeffrey Walker

Contact hours

2 hours lecture, 3 hours practical and 7 hours private study per week.


CIV2207 and either ENG2091 or (MTH2032 + MTH2010)


CIV2207and ENG2091