HANDBOOK OF APPLICATIONS OF STATISTICAL CONCEPTS TO THE HIGHWAY INDUSTRY- PART III- PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF ADVANCED STATISTICAL METHODS

THIS IS PART III OF A THREE-PART HANDBOOK DEALING WITH PRACTICAL CONCEPTS IN THE FIELD OF STATISTICS AND WITH THEIR APPLICATIONS IN THE CONTROL OF MATERIALS AND PROCEDURES IN HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION. THIS PART PRESENTS MATHEMATICAL AND STATISTICAL PROCEDURES THAT WILL BE USEFUL IN THE ANALYSIS OF DATA AND THE PREPARATION OF REPORTS. THIS INFORMATION SHOULD BE OF PARTICULAR INTEREST TO PERSONS ENGAGED IN RESEARCH PERTAINING TO SUCH TOPICS AS THE DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS, THE ANALYSIS OF VARIANCES, THE METHODS OF INVESTIGATING THE POSSIBLE EXISTENCE OF A VALID RELATIONSHIP AMONG MEASURED VALUES, AND THE METHODS OF DERIVING AN ALGEBRAIC EQUATION THAT EXPRESSES SUCH A RELATIONSHIP. THE SUBJECT MATTER INCLUDES PREFERRED METHODS FOR SUMMARIZING DATA, TESTING FOR OUTLIERS, AND FOR ANALYSIS OF DATA BY GRAPHICAL METHODS. THE MORE COMMON TESTS FOR SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCES ARE DESCRIBED AND ILLUSTRATED BY EXAMPLES, AS ARE STATISTICAL AND GRAPHICAL TESTS FOR JUDGING THE NORMALITY OF A COLLECTION OF MEASUREMENTS. PRACTICAL METHODS OF CURVEFITTING AND THE USE OF SEMILOG AND LOG-LOG GRAPH PAPER ARE ALSO INCLUDED. /FHWA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Materials Research & Development

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    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Hudson, S B
  • Publication Date: 1972-8

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00214545
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: WGAI-71-660-3 Handbook
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-7533
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 9 1973 12:00AM