ESI6247 Statistical Design Models  
Hui Yang


Textbook: “Experiments: Planning, Analysis and Parameter Design Optimization” (by C.F. Jeff Wu and Michael S. Hamada), second edition, 2009, John Wiley. 



SYLLABUS: Syllabus 

Grading Policy  

2 Exams  35 pts each Quizzes/homework  30 pts 1 Comprehensive Final Exam 
35 pts 
TOPICS: 

Statistics Review  
 
Notes for statistics prerequisites 
  Confidence interval and hypothesis testing 
  Statistical measures 
  Central limit theorem (CLT) 
  Combination and permutation 
  Chisquare distribution and Chisquare test 
  t distribution and t test 
  F distribution and F test 
  Degree of freedom 


Chapter 1 Basic Experimental Design and Regression Analysis (Note)  
 
Breast cancer mortality 
data program  
  Air pollution 
data program (regression, best subset selection)  
Injection Molding (http://youtu.be/YA8X8egacfM)  
Chapter 2 Experiments with a Single factor (Note)  
 
Pulp experiment 
data program  
  Composite experiment 
data program  
Chapter 3 Experiments with More Than One Factor (Note)  
 
Sewage Experiment 
data program  
  Girder Experiment 
data program  
  Bolt Experiment 
data program  
  Wear Experiment (Latin square design) 
program  
  Starch Experiment (ANCOVA) 
data program  
  Drill Experiment (Transformation of responses) 
data program  


Chapter 4 Full Factorial Experiments at Two Levels (Note)  
 
Adapted Epitaxial Layer Growth Experiment 
data program (factorial effects, interaction plot, main effect plot, half normal plot & lenth method)  
 
Revisiting Original Epitaxial Layer Growth Experiment 
data program  
Chapter 5 Fractional Factorial Experiments at Two Levels (Note)  
 
Leaf Spring Experiment 
data program (factorial effects & half normal plot & lenth method, interaction plots)  
Chapter 10 Response Surface Methodology (Note)  
 
Taylor Series 
program (one dimension, two dimension)  
 
Performance Optimization 
program (steepest descent, newton's method, conjugate gradient)  


Chapter 11 Robust Parameter Design  
 
Layer Growth Experiment 
data (crossarray, response) program (interaction plots, location_dispersion_modeling, responsemodeling1, responsemodeling2)  
 
Leaf Spring Experiment 
data (leafspring) program (location_dispersion_modeling)  


Chapter 13 Experiments for Reliability  
program (simulation, visualization, degradation_estimation, reliability_estimation)  
data (luminosity)  
Matlab Tutorials 

http://www.mathworks.com/academia/student_center/tutorials/launchpad.html
http://www.math.ufl.edu/help/matlabtutorial/
