DOE:
Screening Experiments
Outline

Course outline

Unit 1  Background for DOE

Lesson 1
Why
DOE? 

Limitations
of OATs (oneatatime) experimentation.

How designed
experiments overcome the limitations of OATs and are a
more effective and efficient way to characterize and
improve processes and products.

Lesson 2
DOE
Terminology 

Lesson 3
Types of Designed
Experiments 

Lesson 4
Tests
of Significance 

Alpha and Beta Risks

Degrees of Freedom

Hypothesis Tests

tTests

FTests

Lesson 5
Setting Up a Designed Experiment 

Design & Communicate the Objective

Define the Process

Select a Response and Measurement System

Select Factors to be Studied

Select the Experimental Design

Set Factor Levels

Final Design Considerations

Unit Test
Challenge

An assessment of the learner’s progress in this unit. 
Unit 2  PlackettBurman Experiments

Lesson 1
PlackettBurman
Matrices 

The derivation of Plackett–Burman designs.

Types of Plackett–Burman matrices.

Ways to determine the experimental error.

Techniques for analyzing experimental results.

Lesson 2
Calculating Statistical Significance 

Lesson 3
Calculating a Prediction Equation


Lesson 4
Analyzing for
Effect on Variation


Lesson 5
When
Bad Things Happen to Good Experiments 

Unit Test
Challenge


Unit 3  Taguchi Techniques

Lesson
1
Taguchi
Concepts


Lesson
2
Taguchi
Matrices


Lesson
3
Taguchi
Experimental Analysis


Lesson
4
Determining Where to
Set Factors


Developing a prediction
equation.

Use the mean, signal
to noise ratio, and variation effects to determine where to set factors.

Lesson
5
When Bad
Things Happen to Good Experiments


Unit
Test
Challenge

An assessment of the
learner’s progress in this unit. 