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Robust Design Techniques

This seminar covers modern methods of design (of both products and production processes) that optimize quality and reliability and minimize sensitivity to variation.  Topics include Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), Design of Experiments (DOE), Taguchi design methods, and analytical robust design.  Class includes hands-on team exercises in design optimization for a simple catapult mechanism.

·What is Robustness?
·Cause and Effect Diagrams
·Quality Function Deployment
·Failure Mode and Effect Analysis
·Fault Tree Analysis
·The F-test
·Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
·Classical Design of Experiments
·Full Factorial and Fractional Factorial DOEs
·Taguchi Methods
·Loss Function
·Control Factors and Noise Factors
·The Engineered System
·Signal/Noise Ratio
·Two-Step Optimization Process
·Case Studies

Does this sound interesting or useful for your business?  Just shoot me an e-mail at jcesarone999@gmail.com; we can tailor this to your specific needs.  This class works well in a one-day or two-day format, or for really in-depth study, a four day format has worked well.