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Design of Experiments Seminar

Two Day DOE Course

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Our two-day introductory and intermediate topics course on design of experiments provides the attendees with the skills necessary to setup and analyze powerful orthogonal array experiments. Compared with traditional testing strategies, companies typically obtain a 50% reduction in the time and money required to conduct tests when applying the powerful approaches of DOE.
Efficient and effective applications of experimental design require a blending of key skills. Knowledge of the relevant technologies, team communication skills, and some simple mathematical tools all come into play (in this session we rely upon the computer to crunch the numbers while we focus on interpretation of key graphics and output tables). The following is what makes our session world class:

  • Our dynamic instructors will share their expertise in lively sessions filled with hands-on application that keeps interest levels high.
  • Our team has taught these approaches to over 10,000 people.
  • Thousands of successful applications have been sparked by attendance at our sessions.
  • Learn how to simultaneously optimize more than one response.
  • Evening sessions to discuss your processes and technologies in greater detail may be arranged through the instructor.
  • No previous experience with experimental design or statistics is required.
  • We care about our students. Past attendees are always welcome to ask for advice on DOE related questions.

"Launsby's Experimental Design class is the most useful and best presented course I've taken in years." - Eric Diebold, Boehringer Mannheim

"Thanks for a very successful training experience. I enjoyed the time learning about DOE and you're top of my list when we need additional training." - Lawrence Rutan,Quality Assurance Manager, Roberts Swiss Inc.

The following is an outline of the various topics covered in this 2 day course:

  • Day 1
    • Introductions,Goals, Expectations
    • The need for Experimental Design in Industry
    • Why Engineers, Technicians and Scientists Need to Use These Powerful Approachess?
    • What is an Experimental Design?
    • What are the Benefits?
    • Fundamental terminology
    • Experimental objectives
          -Screening
          -Troubleshooting
          -Robustness
          -Modeling
    • Screening Approaches vs. Modeling Approaches.
    • Why Conduct an Orthogonal Array?
    • Graphical analysis
          -Main effects plots
          -Interaction plots
          -Pareto charts
          -Contour plots
          -RSM Plots


    Day 2
    • Blending Experimental Design with Knowledge of the Technology
    • Checklist of Detailed Planning Questions
    • Common Pitfalls for Those New to Design of Experiments
    • Analysis for Variance Reduction
    • Full-Factorials, Fractional-Factorials, Taguchi Arrays
    • ANOVA and MLR Using Software
    • Numerous Examples Using Software
    • Rules of Thumb regarding Set-up and Analysis
    • Multiple Response Co-optimization Using Desirability Functions
    • Group exercise: Statapult

Fees: $2000 includes the text Engineering Today's Designed Experiments, Student Version of DOE Wisdom Software, and Participant Guide.

$2695 includes all of the above plus the full version of DOE Wisdom Software (a $200 discount).

Using practical, hands-on applications, learn from the experts in Experimental Design how to successfully blend the best of Japanese and Western techniques.

Register Early - class sizes are limited for optimal interaction and instruction.

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