Mixture Design of Experiments

Course Description

Mixture Design of Experiments is specifically designed to meet the analytical needs of those individuals working within FDA regulated industries. Instruction covers all aspects of mixture design including pre-DOE, simplex lattice, centroid, screening and custom mixture designs.


This course is required for all scientists, engineers and quality professionals who actively work on any aspect of discovery, product and process development where the goal is to characterize and optimize product and process performance.


Engineering Statistics and Data Analysis and Design of Experiments are recommended prerequisites for this course.

8 Hours

Contact Information


1 (650) 967-2700

P.O. Box 2103
Sunnyvale, CA 94087-0103

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course the participants will be able to:

  • Apply the principles of robust design to Mixture Experiments
  • Design mixture experiments appropriate for the information of interest
  • Use and apply the structures of simplex and optimal designs for product and process development and problem solving
  • Ensure the mixture experimental design is efficient
  • Use regression techniques in order to analyze the results and make process/product improvements
  • Use software to design and analyze experiments

Course Outline:

Introduction and Two Factor Mixture Designs

Experimental preparation and pre-DOE
Two factor Mixture Design

Simplex Lattice Designs

Simplex Centroid and ABCD Screening Designs

Simplex Centroid
ABCD Screening Designs

Extreme Vertices Designs Optimal Designs

Custom Design