DOE: Robust Design

  • Theodore T. AllenEmail author


In Chapt.  4, it is claimed that perhaps the majority of quality problems are caused by variation in quality characteristics. The evidence is that typically only a small fraction of units fail to conform to specifications. If characteristic values were consistent, then either 100% of units would conform or 0%. Robust design methods seek to reduce the effects of input variation on a system’s outputs to improve quality.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Industrial and Systems EngineeringThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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