Chapter 10 Homework
10.1:
a.) Fit a linear regression model relation strength to percent hardwood.
Minitab output
Chapter 10 Homework
b.) Test the model in part (a) for significance of regression.
Hardwood percentage is significant.
c.) Find a 95% CI on 1
Chapter 9 Homework
9.1:
Concentration and time are significant factors. The interaction is not significant in
the experiment.
Chapter 9 Homework
9.3:
Shelf type, worker, and the interaction of shelf type * worker are significant.
For the shortest time cho
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Explain why it is important to consider blocking when we wish to compare the levels of a
single factor interest.
Blocking factors and nuisance factors provide the mechanism for explaining and controlling
variation among the experimental units from sour
Homework CH 6
6.1, 6.6, and 6.28
61:
a.) Estimate the factor effects.
Tool Geometry and cutting angle appear to be large effects. The interaction between Cutting
Speed and Cutting Angle also have a large effects. See plot and Factorial Regression results
CH 8 Homework
8.9:
a.) Normal probability plot. Which are active?
The normal probability plot from minitab denotes D (Purity) as the major active factor. The other factors and
interactions, looking at the graphs/charts, are: A (Solvent), B (Catalyst), AB
Lesson 7  Problems 7.1, 7.7, and 7.9
Tool geometry, cutting angle, and the interaction between cutting speed and cutting angle are significant.
Same as in problem 6.1.
Aperture, exposure time, develop time, and the interaction between aperture and exposu
Lesson 7  Discussion 7
1.
Explain the consequence when incomplete blocks are used in the context of factorial
experiments.
As the number of factors increases, the total number of treatment combinations becomes
large. There may not be enough resources or
Chapter 14 Homework
14.1:
No significant effect on burning rate.
Different batches from the same process have different burning rates.
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Chapter 14 Homework
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14.3:
Spindle and machine factors have a significant effect on dimensional v
1.
Explain the essential difference between 2k and 3k factorial experiments.
Because 2k factorials or fractional factorials sample each factor at only two levels, they are very
efficient at identifying slopes for main effects or twoway interactions. Samp
Assignment 10
Question 1: Investigate the web site for the National Society of Professional Engineers. Find the
statement of ethical practice that has been endorsed by the NSPE. Briefly summarize their statement
and provide a personal assessment of the ap
Lesson 7 Assignment
Question 1: Briefly summarize the following ethical theories:
Subjective relativism This theory holds that each person decides right and wrong for his or her self. Commonly expressed Whats right for
you may not be right for me. (Ethics
Homework #1
1.10: You are a senior design engineer at the design center of a major U.S
manufacturer of power tools. Over the past five years your company has
outsourced component manufacturing and assembly to plants in Mexico and
China. While your company
Assignment 7
3/5/2017
20 miles a gallon is ok for an SUV, can usually get around 25MPG these days. 15 is around midrange for larger engine SUVs, but still on the lower side. 240 miles per tank is midrange, there are SUVs
with less and ones with much more
Assignment 2
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2.6: Discuss in some detail the relative roles of the project manager and the functional
manager in the matrix type of organization.
From the textbook:
Lightweight: Project managers are responsible for scheduling, coordination, an
8.15  Consider the design of a power belt sander for woodworking.
(a) What functions of the tool depend on human use?
(b) One of the features a user of this tool wants is light weight to reduce arm fatigue
during prolonged use. Other than reducing the ac
Assignment Chapter 4
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Assignment Chapter 4
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Global Warming
From Ice ages to warmer periods, in the last century our planet's temperature has risen
very rapidly, about 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Scientists believe it is human activity that is causing
this issue. Ever since the industrial revolution has
Lesson 5 Homework
Lesson 5 Homework
Lesson 5 Homework
The probability plot (see next page) shows that all points are within the bounds
and the pvalue is greater than 0.05. The distribution appears normal.
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Lesson 5 Homework
Lesson 5 Homework
Lesson 5 Homework
See the probability plot below
Lesson 5 Homework
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Grading Criteria
Your course grade will be comprised of: two Discussion activities (5% each), participation in the
11 quizzes (20%), a Special Topic Summary (20%), a Final Paper (20%), and a Final exam
(30%).
Semester letter grades are assigned on the com
Assignment 1 Introduce Yourself
Introduce Yourself
You must complete this assignment before you begin the course.
Because you will be communicating with other students at a distance, it will be helpful to begin
by sharing some information about yourself.
Overview
general operating guidelines needed to implement the identified subset activity.
highlevel description of the components in the summary
the planned use for each component
the vision of how the components will work together to deliver the desired
Syllabus
ENGR 7840 Systems Engineering Management
Course Catalog Description
New technologies and time constraints need to meet the challenges of satisfying customer needs
such as performance, quality, and overall cost effectiveness. This sets up a frame
Special Topic Summary
Assignment: Special Topic Summary
The Special Topic Summary assignment is to demonstrate both breadth and depth of your
understanding of the special topic. It needs to leave the reader with the content knowledge
necessary to plan for
Final Paper
Assignment: Final Paper
The purpose of the Final Paper is different from that of the Special Topic Summaryboth
are required near the end of coursedo not combine or confuse them.
The Final Paper should be a good thought paper will be reflective
Course Rationale
System engineering is the orderly process of bringing a system into being. Systems engineering
managers, facing greater time constraints and complexity than ever before, are making use of
new technologies to satisfy customer needs in the
Course Organization
Unit 1: Introduction to Systems
Lesson 1: System Science and Engineering
Lesson 2: Extending the Architecting Paradigm for Engineering Systems
Lesson 3: Bringing Systems into Being
Lesson 4: Architecture Frameworks
Unit 2: The System D