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Construction of Mixture Designs Based on Taguchi’s Fixed Element Orthogonal Arrays

Poonam Singh, Vandana Sarin, Neha Midha

Abstract


McLean and Anderson (1966) developed extreme vertices designs for mixture experiments where components are restricted by lower and upper bounds. Murthy and Murty (1983) discussed a method of construction of mixture designs for the exploration of the restricted regionusing factorials. Saxena and Nigam (1977) explored the restricted mixture region using symmetric-simplex design. This paper proposes a new algorithm for constructing mixture designs usingTaguchi’s fixed elementorthogonal arrays. The motivation is to reduce the number of design points to lower the experimentation time and cost. These designs facilitateexploration of the restricted factor space with much less computational effort.


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