Monte Carlo Simulation & Optimization for Robust Design with DiscoverSim
September 23, 2016 (Friday)
Engineering Building – E207
Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
This one day workshop will introduce participants to Monte Carlo simulation and optimization for robust design and Design For Six Sigma (DFSS). The Excel add-in DiscoverSim Version 2 by SigmaXL will be introduced and used throughout the workshop with case studies. A complimentary license of DiscoverSim (value $995) will be given to each participant!
- Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation
- Introduction to Optimization for Robust Design and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)
- Navigating DiscoverSim software
- Distribution Fitting
- Specify Input Correlations
- Simulation Settings
- Case Study 1: Profit Simulation
- Optimization Settings
- Case Study 2: Magazine Production Optimization
- Case Study 3: Optimum Project Selection
- Case Study 4: Variation Reduction of Catapult
- Case Study 5: Robust Design of Shut-Off Valve Spring Force
- Multiple Response Optimization (MRO)
- Case Study 6 (time permitting): MRO and Tolerance Design of Low Pass RC Filter
John Noguera, P. Eng., CTO & Co-founder SigmaXL Inc.John Noguera is Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of SigmaXL, Inc., a leading provider of user-friendly Excel add-ins for statistical and graphical analysis. John leads the development of SigmaXL and DiscoverSim with a passion for ease-of-use, practical & powerful features, and statistical accuracy.John has also specialized in teaching statistical methods and consulting in the implementation of Six Sigma Quality – with a focus on practical application with return on investment, in manufacturing, service and transactional areas. Since 1989, he has provided consulting and training services to more than 5000 black belts, green belts, managers, engineers, and business professionals in North America, Central America, Australia, Asia, Middle East and Europe.John is a certified Six Sigma master black belt and was an instructor at Motorola University. He co-developed Motorola’s External Six Sigma Green Belt program which utilized the SigmaXL software tool. John was fortunate to have started his involvement with Six Sigma being mentored by the originator of Six Sigma, Bill Smith. John has a B.A.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (1981) from the University of Waterloo. He is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), American Statistical Association (ASA), INFORMS and Senior Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ). He has authored conference papers on Statistical Process Control and Six-Sigma Quality and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Notre Dame. He is a contributing author in the Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability (Wiley).
Workshop certificate will be provided and CEU is available.
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