Crowne Plaza Hotel, Chester

Screening and Optimisation Design Options for DoE

11.45-12.00 Course Registration

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00- 15.00 Theory: Introduction to Design of Experiments (DoE). Introduction to designs including: Full & Fractional Factorial (classical), Plackett-Burman, Response Surface, Mixture and Definite Screening  Designs. The theory behind some of the most commonly applied designs from a design and analysis perspective will be explored with practical examples. Advantages and disadvantages of the designs with a particular focus on Definitive Screening Designs will be discussed. Course delegates will share their knowledge and any industrial case studies with the rest of the learning cohort.

15.00-15.20 Tea/Coffee

15.20-17.30 Application: Setting up and analysing designs within software. Course delegates will practice using the designs within a statistical software package.  The session will close with a summary discussion and action planning.

This pre-conference course will be facilitated by Matt Linsley, Newcastle University and can be attended on a course only basis for £300 or added onto the APACT 19 Conference for a reduced rate of £150.

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