Design-Expert® Software version 9
software for experiment design

September 1, 2015

WHAT IS NEW IN VERSION 9?

A description of what's new can be found in the help system. In the program, choose Help/Contents from the menu bar. Under the topic, "Welcome to Design-Expert 9" you will find a section titled, "What's new in version 9 (the highlights)" with a section for version 9.

INSTALLATION NOTES

For installation details, go to our website and download the Getting Started manual.

Supported operating systems

Windows XP
Windows Vista
Windows 7
Windows 8 & 8.1

System Requirements for single user and network clients:

Attribute Minimum Recommended
Display resolution 800x600 1024x768 or greater
Memory (XP/Vista, 7 or 8) 256/512 MB 1 GB/2 GB or greater
Processor Pentium IV Pentium Duo Core or greater
Operating system Windows XP Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 8, or later
Disk space (program/free) 40 MB / 5GB Copious free space for virtual memory

Math Kernel Library (MKL)

Design-Expert 9 uses Intel's Math Kernel Library (MKL) version 10.2 to optimize the computational speed. It is distributed as part of the installation. Should your system be incompatible with this library, it can be disabled in the Math preferences tab from the main menu.

KNOWN ISSUES

September 1, 2015 - released 9.0.6.2

Help

August 18, 2015 - released 9.0.6.1

Factorial Designs

Miscellaneous

June 4, 2015 - released 9.0.5.1

Design Build

User Interface

Graphs

Post Analysis

Licensing

January 29, 2015 - released 9.0.4.1

Design Build

Evaluation

Analysis

Numerical Optimization

Numerical Optimization

Licensing

Miscellaneous

April 30, 2014 - released 9.0.3.1

User Interface

Evaluation

Analysis

Diagnostics

Optimization

Febrary 28, 2014 - released 9.0.2.0

Miscellaneous

January 30, 2014 - released 9.0.1.0

Design Build

User Interface

Licensing

December 11, 2013 - released 9.0.0.7

Design Build

Design Evaluation

Analysis

Optimization

Other new design capabilities

User Interface

XML

Licensing

TECHNICAL SUPPORT

For Technical Support or other information contact:

Phone:

612.378.9449

Fax:

612.746.2069

E-mail:

support@statease.com

Web site:

www.statease.com

Other info:

info@statease.com

   

Design-Expert® is a registered trademark of

Stat-Ease, Inc.
2021 East Hennepin Avenue
Suite 480
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Copyright © 2013. All rights reserved.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

 1. 

Design-Expert 9 uses computational routines from LAPACK (Linear Algebra PACKage), Copyright © 1992-2008 The University of Tennessee. All rights reserved.

  LAPACK carries the following notice:
  THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
 2. 

Design-Expert 9 also uses fast math parser routines from muParser, Copyright © 2011 Ingo Berg.

  MuParser carries the following notice:
  Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
  The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.