Simplified: Practical Tools for Effective Experimentation, 2nd Edition
by Mark J. Anderson & Patrick J. Whitcomb
Design of Experiments (DOE) is a planned
approach for determining cause and effect relationships that can be
applied to any process with measurable inputs and outputs. DOE
provides a statistical means for analyzing how numerous variables
In DOE Simplified—a comprehensive introductory text geared towards readers with minimal
statistical background—the authors take a fresh and lively approach
to learning the fundamentals. The book covers:
- Basic statistics for DOE
- Methods for collecting and displaying data
- How to draw inferences from data
- The purpose of confidence intervals
- Comparative experiments for testing hypotheses
- Blocking sources of variation from analysis
- Two-level factorial designs
- Fractional factorials
- Minimum-run designs
- Analysis of variance.
included is a free 180-day trial version of Design-Ease®
“Mark and Pat have done it again! They have somehow managed to make statistics both interesting and understandable to an encompassing audience. ”
-- Bill Pedersen, PhD, PE
President, Arrowhead Innovations, Inc.
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota Duluth
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To get a sampling of how the book is written in a "keep it simple, make it fun" way,
see this excerpt from Chapter 2, "Simple
Comparative Experiments" (p-value.pdf89KB).
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DOE Simplified Launch Pad Self-Study Program
Jumpstart your learning of DOE by participating in the DOE Simplified Launch Pad self-study program, which includes a series of voiced-over presentations on the first three chapters of the DOE Simplified book. This program is free for a limited time. For more information, click here.
“I read the whole DOE Simplified book and watched all the Launch Pad videos for chapters 1 to 3. I really liked it! It helps in understanding the basics. I like the philosophy of "learn DoE by applying it." It is very scholarly. I am interested now in reading the RSM Simplified book. I can definitely recommend the book and the Launch Pad to my colleagues. Thank you for writing this wonderful book and for doing the videos!”
—Dr. Timo Gehring, R&D Manager, Euticals GmbH
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DOE Simplified is published by Productivity Press.