Academic Catalog

CE204 UNCERTAINTY AND DATA ANALYSIS

Course Code: 5620204
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ALP CANER
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2360120
The course set above should be completed before taking CE204 UNCERTAINTY AND DATA ANALYSIS .

Course Content

Introduction to uncertainty and data analysis with emphasis to civil engineering applications. Fundamentals of probability including conditional probability, statistical independence, Bayes’ Theorem. Random variables and modeling variability. Functions of random variables. Random vectors, uncertainty propagation. Random sampling and parameter estimation. Statistical inference. Probability model tests. Regression analysis and introduction to simulation. Introduction to reliability-based design concepts and risk analysis.