Paper Helicopters as a Classroom Example of Multifactor
Design of Experiments "
Dec 13, 2005
A Presentation by Karry Roberts
The keynote speaker was Karry Roberts, M.S. Her presentation was entitled "Using Paper Helicopters as a Classroom Example of Multifactor Design of Experiments". Ms. Roberts is a Technical Leader at Ford Motor Co., with a specialty in statistical applications for manufacturing process engineering and development. She described how and when to use DoE, the importance of knowing why (to make a strong business case for the expenses involved), presented the helicopter experiment, described an orthogonal array example, graphical data analysis, and an example of interaction effects. There were 11 attendees at the Chapter meeting.
Al Shulte giving Karry Roberts a Certificate of Appreciation from the Detroit Chapter