Response Surface Methods for Process Optimization (RSM) (2 days)
Achieve Peak Performance
Response Surface Methods (RSM) can lead you to the peak of process performance. The RSM for Process Optimization workshop teaches you how to produce precise maps based on statistical models.
Learn how to put all your responses together via sophisticated optimization approaches. Find the "sweet spot" where you meet all specifications at minimal cost.
Learn Sophisticated Statistical Methods
During the RSM for Process Optimization workshop you will learn how to:
- Set up central composite designs (CCD), Box-Behnken and other RSM designs
- Select appropriate regression models
- Evaluate design properties
- Generate response and standard error contours
- Find robust operating conditions
- Optimize multiple responses numerically
"Clearly presented with emphasis on application."
—Dennis Passe, Food Scientist
Use Powerful Software to do Case Studies and Simulations
Design-Expert® software, used in the RSM for Process Optimization workshop, provides the essential computing power for RSM. Several simulations, interspersed throughout the workshop, test knowledge in a realistic fashion. Anderson and Whitcomb's text, "RSM Simplified," is optional.
"Using software helped me gain confidence."
—Bryan Baab, Senior Scientist
*Prior Knowledge of DOE Needed
Note: If you work with formulations, the Mixture Design workshop may be more appropriate. Call 612-378-9449 and ask to speak with an instructor if you are unsure which workshop to take.
|Day 1||Section 1—Review & Introduction|
|Section 2—Response Surface Methodolog|
|Lunch||Section 3—Building and Analyzing CCDs|
|Section 4—Response Surface Optimization|
| Optimization tutorial
|Day 2||Section 5—Response Surface Designs|
|Lunch||Section 6—Optimal Design|
|Section 7—Homework & DOE Support|
|Section 8—Optional RSM Tools (as time allow)|
|Recommended Texts and Software||
Recommended Texts and Software
Purchase the RSM Simplified text or Design-Expert 9 software at the time of registration to receive the 20% discount. The Response Surface Methodology book may be purchased from your favorite bookseller.