The author’s step-by-step approach leads the reader through the basic concepts and practices of the methodology, supplying instructions on convenient designs.
Partial Contents: Basic Statistics. Fundamentals of Experimentation. Fractional Designs. Examples. Using Eight-Run Designs. Simple Designs. Folded-Over Designs. Nomenclature and Design Variations. Estimation of Scatter. Sizing of Experiments. Strategies. Response Surface Methods. Mixture Designs. Latin Squares. Analysis of Variance. Taguchi’s Contributions. Advanced Topics. Computer Programs.
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