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Design and Analysis of Experiments

By Prof. Jhareswar Maiti   |   IIT Kharagpur
Learners enrolled: 637
The objective of this course is to impart students a holistic view of the fundamentals of experimental designs, analysis tools and techniques, interpretation and applications. Upon completion of this course, the students will know (i) the fundamentals of experiments and its uses, (ii) basic statistics including ANOVA and regression, (iii) experimental designs such as RCBD, BIBD, Latin Square, factorial and fractional factorial designs, (iv) application of statistical models in analysing experimental data, (v) RSM to optimize response of interest from an experiment, and (vi) use of software such as Minitab.


INTENDED AUDIENCE:
  • All Engineering
  • Science
  • Management Students
PRE-REQUISITES: Probability and statistics 
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : 
  • Manufacturing companies like GM, Tata Motors, Tata Steel
  • Process industries such as ONGC
  • General Electric
  • R&D organizations
Summary
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 18 Jan 2021
End Date : 09 Apr 2021
Exam Date : 24 Apr 2021 IST
Enrollment Ends : 01 Feb 2021
Category :
  • Management Studies
  • Operations
Credit Points : 3
Level : Postgraduate

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Course layout

Week 1: Introduction to design and analysis of experiments with basic concepts and applications
Week 2: Basic statistics
Week 3: Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)
Week 4: Regression
Week 5: Experimental designs: Randomized complete block design (RCBD)
Week 6: Experimental designs: Variants of RCBD such as Latin Square, central composite design, etc.
Week 7: Experimental designs: Full factorial experiments
Week 8: Experimental designs: 2k factorial experiments
Week 9: Experimental designs: Fractional factorial experiments
Week 10:Experimental designs: 2k-p factorial experiments
Week 11:Response surface methodology (RSM)
Week 12: Introduction to software MINITAB

Books and references

Design and Analysis of Experiments by D C Montgomery, Wiley 2014, Eighth Edition, 730p

Instructor bio

Prof. Jhareswar Maiti

IIT Kharagpur
Prof. Jhareswar Maity, PhD, Professor, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur has more than fifteen years of teaching, research and consulting experience on Safety Analytics, Quality Analytics and Engineering Ergonomics. He has published more than 70 papers in international and national journals of repute and more than 30 papers in conference proceedings. Till date, he has supervised 11 PhD candidates to successful completion and currently supervising 8 PhD research candidates. He has been executing a number of Industry-sponsored consulting and Government as well industry funded research projects. His current UAY project entitled Safety analytics save people at work from accidents and injuries was funded by MHRD, Ministry of Steel, and Tata Steel Limited. He has organized 17 training programmes and short-term courses for industry participants. Prof Maiti has been pursuing research on safety analytics, quality analytics, and engineering ergonomics including the applications of multivariate statistical modeling since 1995. Prof Maiti excels in teaching Safety Engineering, Safety Analytics, Work System Design, Quality Engineering, Design and Analysis of Experiments (DOE), Six-sigma Fundamentals and Applications, and Applied Multivariate Statistical Modeling. A 42 lecture series on "Applied Multivariate Statistical Modeling" of Prof Maiti is available in Youtube uploaded by NPTEL (national programme on technology enhanced learning). Prof Maiti has been serving the editorial board member of several international journals of repute. Presently he is the editorial board member of Safety Science published by Elsevier Science, International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, published from Taylor & Francis, and Safety and Health at Work (SHAW) published by Elsevier Science

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 24 April 2021 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE

Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur .It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team


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