Course code STAT210

STAT210 Design of Experiments and Analysis of Variance

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Course responsible: Guro Dørum, Thore Egeland
Teachers: Trygve Erik Almøy
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in August block. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2011-2012
Preferential right:
Course contents:
General principles regarding design and analysis of experiments, replication, randomisation and blocking. Completely randomised designs, one-way analysis of variance. Randomised complete block design, two-way analysis of variance. Multiple comparisons, contrasts. Factorial designs, interactions. Unbalanced data in factorial designs. Hierarchical designs. Split-plot design. Fixed and random effects, variance components.
Learning outcome:
The students will learn to use fundamental statistical principles when they design experiments, to compare different groups or treatments, and to analyse data from such experiments by means of analysis of variance. They will also be able to use the knowledge of practical problems in their studies and in actual problems in the working life. By means of exercises with real problems and data, the students will show that they have achieved these goals.
Learning activities:
Lectures and exercises with access to teacher.
Teaching support:
Questions etc. are answered in the office hours or by e-mail.

Announced in the first lecture.

Text book STAT210/STAT310 : Douglas C Montgomery, Design and analysis of experiments. 6th edition or later

STAT100 or corresponding.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
One compulsory assignment.
Written examination (3.5 hours).
Nominal workload:

Lectures: 30 hours.

Exercises: 30 hours.

Individual study: 90 hours.

Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
STAT310, 5 credits (ECTS).
Type of course:
2 hours lectures and 2 hours exercises daily during the August block (three weeks).
STAT210 is given in the August block and is completed with an exam for the students not taking the STAT310 part. Students registered for STAT310 must follow the STAT210 lectures, and take the final exam at the end of the fall term (i.e. these students do not take the august block exam).
An external examiner evaluates a selection of the exams.
Allowed examination aids: All types of calculators, all other aids.
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått