Chapter 7

Chapter 7 - God I hate stats In a factorial experiment each...

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God I hate stats. In a factorial experiment , each possible combinations of the levels of the factors in each replicate of the experiment is investigated. An experiment with two factors (A, B) is represented by a flat sheet in 3-D surface plot. Factorial experiments are the only way to discover interactions between variables . A 2 k factorial design provides the smallest # of runs for which k factors can be studied in a complete factorial design. 2 2 Design (A,B factors): = - . a results for all a high b,ab are similar Main effect of A: = +- -= + - + = + - - A yA yA a ab2n b 12n 12na ab b 1 Main effect of B: = +- -= + - + = + - - B yB yB b ab2n a 12n 12nb ab a 1 AB interaction: == +( ) - + = + - - AB ab 1 2n a b2n 12nab 1 a b For the above 3 equations, quantities in brackets are contrasts. Sums of squares formulas: = + - - SSA a ab b 124n = + - - SSB b ab a 124n = +( )- - SSAB ab 1 a b24n SS T calculated “as usual” with 4n-1 DF, SS E with 4(n-1) DF with subtraction. = + + + + SST yi2 1
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2008 for the course IEE 380 taught by Professor Anderson-rowland during the Spring '06 term at ASU.

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