WFM 5201: Data Management and Statistical Analysis 
Notes 
Semester: October 2011 1. Instructor:
Akm Saiful Islam 2. Class Hours: Sunday (subject to change) 4:00p.m.  5:15p.m. (Ground Floor, IWFM) 3. Office Hours: Sunday (subject to change) 5:15p.m.  5:30p.m. (Room 3062, IWFM) 4. Grading Policy (subject to change): Mid Term = 25%
Final Exam = 40% Database Project =20% 5. Course Content: Data requirement for water resources development; Types and sources of data; Time series data; Database management; Exploratory data analysis; Homogeneity and stationarity of data; Descriptive statistics; Statistical interval, inference and hypothesis testing; Statistical sampling; Analysis of variance; Correlation and regression; Frequency analysis; Statistical software. 6. Syllabus of this part:
7. Lecture Topics (subject to frequent update):
8. Mini Project:  Guideline:
Topics related to database design will be announced in the
class. 10. Software: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, SPSS 9. Books: i. Haan C.T. (1977) Statistical Methods in Hydrology, The Iowa State University Press, Ames. ii. Warren
Viessman and Gary Lewis (2003) Introduction to Hydrology,
Prentice Hall. Last updated on 16 October 2011 (c) Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology 
