Based on Jeffrey Luftig's highly successful training course for quality engineers and managers, this book now offers you the fundamentals of experimental design and thorough guidance on the steps required to carry out experiments that can help your firm improve quality, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction. Case studies illustrate every aspect of experimental procedure, including how to define the research question...identify key variables ... select the appropriate model...understand measurement systems...ensure internal and external validity...select the appropriate sampling plan...execute and monitor the experiment...and correctly analyze, report, and standardize the results. Included are pointers on how to avoid financial disasters arising from poorly constructed and performed experiments, as well as a detailed checklist to help optimize the efficiency of even the most complex experiment.
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Proven techniques and advice for optimizing the design of any experimental experiment. Controlled experiments by engineers are essential to verifying the viability and reliability of materials, products, and processes. No one knows this better than Jeffrey Luftig, whose highly successful training course has helped numerous corporations develop and conduct valid experiments. Based on Lufitg's field-tested program, Design of Experiments in Quality Engineering offers you the fundamentals of experimental design and thorough guidance on the steps required to carry out experiments that can help your firm improve quality, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction. Numerous case studies illustrate every aspect of experimental procedure, including how to: Define the research question; Identify key variables; Select the appropriate model; Understand measurement systems; Ensure internal and external validity; Select the appropriate sampling plan execute and monitor the experiment; Correctly analyze, report, and standardize the results.About the Author:
Jeffrey T. Luftig is president of Luftig & Warren International in Southfield, Michigan, which develops and delivers training and consulting services in the Quality Sciences to businesses and industries throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia. Clients have included Alcoa, BF Goodrich, Hughes Aircraft, IBM, Ford Motor Company, and Motorola. A prolific author and lecturer, Dr. Luftig is the former Associate Dean of the College of Technology and Director of the Technology Services Center at Eastern Michigan University. He is a past recipient of the Endowed Chair for Research, Development, and Training in the Quality Sciences, funded by Ford Motor Company’s Electrical and Electronics Division. Victoria S. Jordan, a Certified Quality Engineer, is a senior staff associate at Luftig & Warren International, Inc., where she assists service and manufacturing companies in implementing Total Quality, including strategic planning and policy deployment. She also provides management and consulting training to Fortune 500 companies implementing TQM. A former quality assurance manager at General Electric, Mrs. Jordan is a senior member and past section chairperson of the American Society for Quality Control and past chairman of the program committee of the Nashville Quality Forum.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 71590234
Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0071590234