Table 4: Input and response variables and optimization criteria for every response (output) in Case 1.

Input (independent) variablesOutput (dependent) variablesOpt. criteria

: flow rate (SCFM) : maximum temperature at position A (°C)Target
: flow temp (°C) : beginning bond temperature at position A (°C)Target
: block temp (°C) : finish bond temperature at position A (°C)Target
: maximum temperature at position B (°C)Target
: beginning bond temperature at position B (°C)Target
: finish bond temperature at position B (°C)Target