Books – updated 2021-11-22

I have written three books that contain my “What-I-wish-I-knew-when-starting-my-career” understanding.   They also relay the material that I taught in my engineering courses.  The books are:

Applied Engineering Statistics, 2nd Edition, R. R. Rhinehart and R. M. Bethea, Taylor & Francis CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2022, ISBN: 9781032119489, 470 pages, with companion web site      The first edition is R. M. Bethea and R. R. Rhinehart, Chapman & Hall/CRC (originally Marcel Dekker, Inc.), 1991, ISBN 0-8247-8503-7, 400 pages.   Errata can be accessed with Errata Statistics 2018-07-13.

Nonlinear Regression Modeling for Engineering Applications: Modeling, Model Validation, and Enabling Design of Experiments, R. R. Rhinehart, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2016, ISBN 9781118957965, 360 pages.   Errata can be accessed with Errata Regression 2019-06-15.

Engineering Optimization: Applications, Methods, & Analysis, R. R. Rhinehart, John Wiley & Sons, 2018, ISBN-13: 978-1118936337, ISBN-10: 1118936337, 776 pages.   Errata can be accessed with Errata Optimization 2019-06-15.

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I have also published handbook/encyclopedia chapters related to process control, optimization, propagation of uncertainty, fuzzy-logic, and neural networks; and tutorials on statistical process control, model-based control, steady-state identification, statistically-based filters, and others.

Some of this material is available on this web site in tutorial versions.  Use the contact page if you would like to offer suggestions, ask questions, or request other material.

My hope is that the publications are helpful to those who use the techniques in the practice of engineering.