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Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering

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Abstract

PRASAD, K. Siva; RAO, Ch. Srinivasa  and  RAO, D. Nageswara. Application of design of experiments to plasma Arc Welding Process: a review. J. Braz. Soc. Mech. Sci. & Eng. [online]. 2012, vol.34, n.1, pp. 75-81. ISSN 1678-5878.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1678-58782012000100010.

Design of Experiment commonly referred to as DOE is one of the extensively used methods for experimental study of many manufacturing processes in engineering. DOE is a statistical approach in which a mathematical model is developed through experimental runs. DOE predicts possible output based on the input parameters of the experimental setup. In the present study, a review is made on DOE techniques that have been employed for various welding processes by other researchers. This study predominantly focuses on the usage of Response Surface Method, Taguchi's method and Factorial method in Welding.

Keywords : Design of Experiment; mathematical model; Response Surface method; Taguchi method; Factorial method; welding.

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