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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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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 72 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

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