Maintaining the reader-friendly features of its popular predecessor, the Second Edition illustrates fundamental principles and practices in statistical quality control for improved quality, reliability, and productivity in the management of production processes and industrial and business operations. Presenting key concepts of statistical quality c
Why Statistics? Characteristics of Data and How to Describe Them. Simple Probability and Probability Distributions. Control Charts in General. Control Charts for Attributes. Control Charts for Measurements: Process Control. Process Capability. Further Topics in Control Charts and Applications. Acceptance Sampling for Attributes. Some Standard Sampling Plans for Attributes. Sampling by Variables. Tolerances for Mating Parts and Assemblies. Studying Relationships Between Variables by Linear Correlation and Regression. A Few Reliability Concepts. Appendix. Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems. Index.