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What you will learn

  • Conduct a factorial experiment in blocks and construct and analyze a fractional factorial design

  • Apply the factorial concept to experiments with several factors

  • Use the analysis of variance for factorial designs

  • Use the 2^k system of factorial designs

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Intermediate Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Unit 1: Introduction to Factorial Design

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 74 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
9 videos
Course Introduction3m
Introduction to Factorials14m
The Battery Life Experiment15m
Choice of Sample Size7m
Factorials with More Than Two Factors9m
Battery Life Example6m
Tool Life Example6m
Target Detection Example5m
5 readings
Course Description10m
Course Textbook and Resources10m
Best Practices in Online Learning (or How to Succeed in This Class)10m
Project10m
Unit 1: Introduction10m
2 practice exercises
Unit 1: Concept Questions30m
Exercise 130m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Unit 2: The 2^k Factorial Design

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 131 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
12 videos
Reduced Model4m
How Much Replication is Necessary?12m
ANOVA Summary - Full Model13m
The General 2^k Factorial Design10m
Estimates of the Effects9m
Other Methods for Analyzing Unpredicated Factorials9m
Outliers15m
The 2^k design and design optimality13m
Addition of Center Points to a 2^k Design15m
Plasma Etching Example5m
Filtration Rate Example4m
1 reading
Unit 2: Introduction10m
2 practice exercises
Unit 2: Concept Questions8m
Exercise 230m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Unit 3: Blocking and Confounding in the 2^k Factorial Design

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 25 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Confounding in Blocks8m
Confounding in Blocks, Pt. 26m
Filtration Rate with Blocking Example4m
1 reading
Unit 3: Introduction10m
2 practice exercises
Unit 3: Concept Questions
Exercise 330m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Unit 4: Two-Level Fractional Factorial Designs

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 115 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
9 videos
Construction of a One-half Fraction14m
The General 2^(k-p) Fractional Factorial Design19m
Alias Structures in Fractional Factorials and Other Designs7m
Resolution III Designs15m
Plackett-Burman Designs17m
Resolution IV and V Designs17m
Filtration Rate Fractional Factorial Example4m
Eye Focus Time Example6m
1 reading
Unit 4: Introduction10m
2 practice exercises
Unit 4: Concept Questions
Exercise 430m

About the Design of Experiments Specialization

Learn modern experimental strategy, including factorial and fractional factorial experimental designs, designs for screening many factors, designs for optimization experiments, and designs for complex experiments such as those with hard-to-change factors and unusual responses. There is thorough coverage of modern data analysis techniques for experimental design, including software. Applications include electronics and semiconductors, automotive and aerospace, chemical and process industries, pharmaceutical and bio-pharm, medical devices, and many others. You can see an overview of the specialization from Dr. Montgomery here....
Design of Experiments

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