"Overall I found the book excellent..." The Physicist
"Kirkup provides a very readable way for readers to learn basic principles of data analysis for the physical sciences and incoporates spreadsheets as flexible and powerful utilities...This excellent resource blends the power and utility of a popular spreadsheet package with relevant data analysis techniques and successfully combines content, relevance, and access to contemporary data analysis tools." Choice
Data Analysis with Excel introduces techniques that are centrally important in the education of physical science students. Methods of data analysis are illustrated using the powerful spreadsheet package, Excel. Basic principles are reinforced using fully worked problems, and the underlying assumptions and range of applicability of techniques are discussed. Online support for the book covers further relevant topics. The book is suitable for undergraduate students in the physical sciences, but will also appeal to graduate students and researchers looking for an introduction to statistical techniques and the use of spreadsheets.