Experimental Methods and Statistics
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units16
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2 - 3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
This course aims to develop an understanding of the concepts of statistics, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, frequency distributions, introduction to probability, regression analysis and correlation, hypothesis testing and goodness of fit tests, analysis of variance, introduction to experimentation, instrumentation & data acquisition, measurement of strain, measurement of force, torque & pressure, measurement of vibration. Professional Communication Studies teaches a module in this course for a percentage of the final mark.
48 lectures, 8 practicals.
The student must: attend all lectures and tutorials & practicals; achieve at least 60% of the class average for all the class tests; submit all written assignments, tutorials, practical and reports, and; submit folder for final examination. The folder should contain all notes, assignments, tutorials, practicals, test scripts and reports.
Continuous assessment by projects, assignments and tests.
Course Entry Requirements: CIV1004W.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.