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Understanding and Using DOE Methods in Technical Investigations

June 25, 2020

Design of experiments (DOE) tools help manufacturers assess and develop processing technologies for a wide range of applications. DOE approaches allow users to develop empirical maps correlating input factors to selected process responses. These maps can then be used to optimize processes for quality and performance.

There are several key steps in creating a DOE, including design selection, experimental data collection, conditioning for statistical analysis, mapping of the datasets, and assessment of the robustness plot. The result is an effective method for characterizing performance of manufacturing systems.

As a resource for understanding the EWI-developed DOE framework and its benefits, Senior Technology Leader Jerry Gould has written The EWI Guide to Design of Experiments for Engineering Challenges. This new resource is available to view for free:

If you would like to learn how to apply DOE methodology to your technical investigations, EWI is here to help. To speak directly to an EWI engineer, contact 614.688.5152 or [email protected].