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Fundamentals of Industrial Quality Control

3rd Edition

By Lawrence S. Aft

CRC Press

336 pages

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"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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS053000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control
TEC032000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Quality Control