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Multivariate Quality Control

Theory and Applications, 1st Edition

By Camil Fuchs, Ron S. Kenett

Chapman and Hall/CRC

224 pages

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Hardback: 9780824799397
pub: 1998-04-22
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Provides a theoretical foundation as well as practical tools for the analysis of multivariate data, using case studies and MINITAB computer macros to illustrate basic and advanced quality control methods. This work offers an approach to quality control that relies on statistical tolerance regions, and discusses computer graphic analysis highlighting multivariate profile charts.


"This monograph is a practical introduction to the concepts and execution of multivariate quality control in industrial settings. . .. . . .nice supplementary text for advanced students, or a reference for seasoned professionals. "

---ISI Short Book Reviews

Table of Contents

Quality control with multivariate data; the multivariate normal distribution in quality control; quality control with externally assigned targets; quality control with internal targets - multivariate process capability studies; quality control with targets from a reference sample; analyzing data with multivariate control charts; detection of out-of-control characteristics; the statistical tolerance regions approach; multivariate quality control with units in batches; applications of principal components; additional graphical techniques for multivariate quality control; implementing multivariate quality control; appendix 1 - MINITAB (TM) macros for multivariate quality control; appendix 2 - the data from case studies; appendix 3 - review of matrix algebra for statistics with MINIATB (TM) computations.

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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control