Statistical Techniques for Transportation Engineering is written with a systematic approach in mind and covers a full range of data analysis topics, from the introductory level (basic probability, measures of dispersion, random variable, discrete and continuous distributions) through more generally used techniques (common statistical distributions, hypothesis testing), to advanced analysis and statistical modeling techniques (regression, AnoVa, and time series). The book also provides worked out examples and solved problems for a wide variety of transportation engineering challenges.
- Demonstrates how to effectively interpret, summarize, and report transportation data using appropriate statistical descriptors
- Teaches how to identify and apply appropriate analysis methods for transportation data
- Explains how to evaluate transportation proposals and schemes with statistical rigor
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1. An Overview of Statistical Applications 2. Preliminaries 3. Probability 4. Random Variables 5. Curve Fitting 6. Correlation and Regression 7. Sampling 8. Hypothesis Testing 9. Chi-Square Distribution 10. Test of Significance-Small Samples 11. ANOVA (Analysis of Variance) 12. Analysis of Time Series 13. Index Numbers
Professor, Head of Civil Engineering and Director of Infrastructure, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana State. He published over 55 research papers in various international and National journals and conferences.
Rao, G Shanker
G. Shanker Rao has over 35 years of teaching experience. He has been teaching Numerical Analysis, Operations Research, Statisics and Graph Theory for the last 25 years. Presently he is a member of staff in the Department of Mathematics at University College of Engineering (A), Osmania University.