Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement / Edition 1

Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement / Edition 1

by Thomas P. Ryan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471843377

ISBN-13: 9780471843375

Pub. Date: 01/01/1989

Publisher: Wiley

This up-to-date survey of statistical quality control reviews basic probability and statistics, basic control chart principles (including cumulative sum procedures and multivariate charts), and provides insight into statistically designed experiments and related topics. Reviews the use of statistics in quality control in the U.S. and Japan, with a critical

Overview

This up-to-date survey of statistical quality control reviews basic probability and statistics, basic control chart principles (including cumulative sum procedures and multivariate charts), and provides insight into statistically designed experiments and related topics. Reviews the use of statistics in quality control in the U.S. and Japan, with a critical examination of Taguchi methods. Approach is conceptual rather than mathematical, making this book accessible to a wide audience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471843375
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/01/1989
Series:
Wiley Series in Probability and Statistics - Applied Probability and Statistics Section Series, #238
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

FUNDAMENTAL QUALITY CONTROL AND STATISTICAL CONCEPTS.

Japan's Approach to Quality Control.

Basic Concepts in Statistics and Probability.

CONTROL CHARTS AND PROCESS CAPABILITY.

Introduction to Control Charts.

Control Charts for Measurements with Subgrouping (for One Variable).

Control Charts for Measurements Without Subgrouping (for One Variable).

Process Capability.

Control Charts for Attributes.

Multivariate Control Charts for Measurement Data.

Miscellaneous Control Chart Topics.

BEYOND CONTROL CHARTS: GRAPHICAL AND STATISTICAL METHODS.

Graphical Methods.

Linear Regression.

Design of Experiments.

Taguchi Methods and Related Procedures.

Evolutionary Operation.

Analysis of Means.

Answers to Selected Exercises.

Appendix.

Index.

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