2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IE 340 - Process Improvement through Planned Experimentation

3 Credit Hours
Review of fundamentals of continuous improvement, advanced statistical process control techniques, and strategies for short production runs. Use of experimental design techniques to improve processes, including single and multiple-factor designs, blocking and confounding, and fractional designs. Full factorial designs are compared to fractional designs to balance experimental efficiency with loss of information. Lab component utilizes statistical and simulation software to provide hands-on experience.

Contact Hour Distribution: 2 hours lecture and 1 lab.
(RE) Prerequisite(s): 202 and 300.
Recommended Background: Completion of an introductory course in probability and statistics.



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