Short Course in Design of Experiments

Dr Paul Murray is running a short course in Design of Experiments (DoE) in conjunction with Scientific Update at the 3rd Winter Process Chemistry Conference at the University of Bath on the 16th December 2015.

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DoE is a systematic and efficient approach to determine the relationship between factors affecting a reaction and the output of that reaction (yield, selectivity etc.).DoE is a statistical approach and many scientists use it as an efficient way to solve problems affecting their projects (chemical reaction, workup, isolation, recrystallization, scale-up etc.).

DoE provides information about the interaction of factors and the way the total system works, something not obtainable through testing one factor at a time (OFAT or OVAT) while holding other factors constant. Another advantage of DoE is that it shows how interconnected factors respond over a wide range of values, without requiring the testing of all possible values directly. Design of Experiments can be utilised in any application where the changing of a single factor can change the outcome of the investigation.

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