Authors: Johannes Ledolter
Addresses: Department of Management Sciences, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Abstract: Split-plot designs and the appropriate statistical analysis of the resulting data are frequently misunderstood by industrial experimenters. The objective of this tutorial paper is to review split-plot designs for full and fractional factorial experiments, explain why they often arise in industrial experiments, and provide several illustrative examples.
Keywords: split-plot design; split-plot factorial experiments; split-plot fractional factorial experiments; ANOVA; random effects; statistical analysis.
International Journal of Quality Engineering and Technology, 2010 Vol.1 No.4, pp.441 - 457
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