Article | 10th QMOD Conference. Quality Management and Organiqatinal Development. Our Dreams of Excellence; 18-20 June; 2007 in Helsingborg; Sweden | A Designed Experiment in a Continuous Process

Title:
A Designed Experiment in a Continuous Process
Author:
Erik Vanhatalo: Luleå University of Technology, Sweden Kerstin Vännman: Luleå University of Technology, Sweden Gunilla Hyllander: M.Sc., LKAB, Technology and Business Development, Sweden
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Year:
2007
Conference:
10th QMOD Conference. Quality Management and Organiqatinal Development. Our Dreams of Excellence; 18-20 June; 2007 in Helsingborg; Sweden
Issue:
026
Article no.:
099
No. of pages:
8
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2008-02-15
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


This paper discusses the design and analysis of an experiment performed in a continuous process (CP). A full factorial design with replicates is used to test three types of pellets on two levels of a process variable in an experimental blast furnace process. Issues and considerations concerning the experimental design and analysis are discussed. For example; an adaptive experimental design is used. We propose a multivariate approach to the analysis of the experiment; in form of principal component analysis combined with analysis of variance. The factorial design in CPs is found to have a promising potential. However; CPs also demand special considerations when planning; performing and analyzing experiments; and therefore further development of experimental strategies and connected methods of analysis for CPs is needed.

Keywords: Experimental design; factorial experiments; multivariate data analysis; principal component analysis; blast furnace experiments; split-plot design

10th QMOD Conference. Quality Management and Organiqatinal Development. Our Dreams of Excellence; 18-20 June; 2007 in Helsingborg; Sweden

Author:
Erik Vanhatalo, Kerstin Vännman, Gunilla Hyllander
Title:
A Designed Experiment in a Continuous Process
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10th QMOD Conference. Quality Management and Organiqatinal Development. Our Dreams of Excellence; 18-20 June; 2007 in Helsingborg; Sweden

Author:
Erik Vanhatalo, Kerstin Vännman, Gunilla Hyllander
Title:
A Designed Experiment in a Continuous Process
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