Don’t Add Centre Points to Screening Designs when Designing Experiments

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Don’t Add Centre Points to Screening Designs when Designing Experiments

Some experimenters believe that you must always include centre points when designing experiments. This is not the case, and in particular, it doesn’t make sense to include centre points when designing screening-type experiments, with large number of factors. Centre points h...

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Opportunity for Lean Tutor

Lean Tutor required with experience in the Manufacturing Sector. Lean experience in the Services sector and a qualification as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt would be advantageous. Please contact Éamon O’Bearra on 087 267 0480 or email eamonobearra@asst.ie ...

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Don’t Replicate Fractional Factorial Designs when Designing Experiments

Some experimenters are of the view that it is always necessary to replicate designs in order to test for significant effects. As a consequence, some experimenters will replicate fractional factorial designs. This doesn’t make sense. Consider the case of a quarter fraction, 2-...

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The 10 point allergen improvement plan

As allergen control is identified as one of the 10 fundamental clauses of the BRC Global Food Safety standard, FBOs, (Food Business Operators), need to have a structured approach to managing allergens within their operation. A practical way of ensuring that your allergen manage...

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