IET 421. Design of Experiments.
Prerequisites: MATH 353 and IET 419. The course introduces concepts, principles, and techniques used in designing, conducting, and analyzing experiments for industrial applications and applied research. Emphasis is given to product and process design, process improvement and quality engineering. Topics include simple comparative experiments, ANOVA, randomized block and Latin squares, factorial design, blocking and confounding factors, fitting regression models, and response surface.