Introduction to Design of Experiments
WPI's Introduction to Design of Experiments (DOE) seminar provides a comprehensive exposure to the use of powerful DOE techniques for improving and optimizing any process. In just two days you will receive a solid foundation in proven approaches to identifying critical factors that significantly affect process performance and consistency. This dynamic and interactive workshop complements a basic statistical process control program and can also apply to new product and process development efforts.
During this program you will learn the basic principles of designed experiments and their important connection to statistical process control activities. You will learn how to set up and run basic factorial and screening experiments; how to analyze experimental outcomes; identify significant effects on process performance and consistency; and identify factors for further study or implementation. Then, in a workshop environment you will design and conduct experiments.
At the end of this seminar you will know why DOE is now recognized as a key strategic element to help organizations remain competitive and profitable in today's business climate which demands consistency and "six sigma" quality. And you will know why a working knowledge of DOE is fast becoming a critical skill set for technical professionals and managers.
Prerequisite: To benefit from this seminar, attendees must have completed a basic statistical process control seminar or have substantial background in basic statistics.
What You Will Learn
- Concepts Review: Systems Theory, Variation, and Basic SPC Principals
- Background and History of Designed Experiments
- How DOE Differs from the Traditional Approach to Experimentation
- Advantages of Designed Experiments
- Factorial Designs
- Screening Experiments: Fractional Factorial and Plackett-Burman Screening Designs
- Basic Procedure for Applying DOE
Who Should Attend
Engineers, scientists, managers and technical staff in quality, production or process engineering and R&D who have had training in basic SPC or statistics.
1.4 CEUs Awarded
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