3rd Edition

Fundamentals of Industrial Quality Control




ISBN 9781574441512
Published December 29, 1997 by CRC Press
336 Pages

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Book Description

"Quality" is the latest buzz word in business and industry-quality control, quality assurance, quality improvement, and quality systems. But what does quality mean to you? Fundamentals of Industrial Quality Control, Third Edition shows how the concept of "quality" can be validated with basic statistical methods.

Table of Contents

Introduction
ISO 9000
QS 9000 Quality System Requirements
Malcolm Baldrige Award
Quality Systems
Conclusion
References
Descriptive Statistics
Introduction
The Nature of Descriptive Statistics
Graphical Measures
Graphical Methods
Quantitative Descriptive Statistics
Types of Data
Summary
Reference
Practice Problems
Probability
Introduction
Probablility Theorems
Rules
Counting
Summary
Practice Problems
Probability Distributions
Introduction
Sample Probability Distribution
Hypergeometric Distribution
Binomial Distribution
Poisson Distribution
Normal Probability Distribution
Summary
Reference
Practice Problems
Confidence Intervals
Introduction
Confidence
Introduction to Confidence Intervals
Confidence Intervals for Means
Confidence Intervals for Proportions
Confidence Intervals for Standard Deviations
Confidence Interval Recap
Summary
Practice Problems
Tests of Hypotheses
Introduction
Methodology
Testing Various Hypotheses
Test Statistic Recap
Summary
Practice Problems
Control Charts
Introduction
Variability
Control Charts for Variables
Construction and Use of COntrol Charts
Additional Out of Control Indications
Significance of the COntrol Chart COnstants
Control Charts for Individuals and Moving Ranges
Control Charts for Averages and Standard Deviations
Control Charts for Attributes
u Charts
c Charts
p Charts
np Charts
Cumulative Sum Control Charts
Summary
Reference
Practice Problems
Process Capability
Introduction
Specifications
Determining Process Capability
Process Capability Indices for Variables Data
Limitations of Capability Indices
Summary
Reference
Practice Problems
SPC for Continuous Quality Improvement
Introduction
SPC Models
SPC Tools
Summary
Acceptance Sampling
Introduction
Sampling Risks
Operating Characteristic Curves
Sampling Probabilities
Double Sample Sampling Plans
OC Curves for Double Sample Sampling Plans
Comparison of Sampling Plans
Inspection Costs
Published Sampling Plans
Inspection Costs
Published Sampling PLans
Summary
Reference
Practice Problems
Reliability
Introduction
Measuring Reliability
Series Reliability
Parallel Reliability
Some Special Cases
Summary
Practice Problems
Answers to Selected Problems
Index

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