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

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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

Preface
Preface to the First Edition
Ch. 1Introduction3
Ch. 2Basic Tools for Improving Quality11
Ch. 3Basic Concepts in Statistics and Probability28
Ch. 4Control Charts for Measurements with Subgrouping (for One Variable)77
Ch. 5Control Charts for Measurements without Subgrouping (for One Variable)133
Ch. 6Control Charts for Attributes152
Ch. 7Process Capability186
Ch. 8Alternatives to Shewhart Charts216
Ch. 9Multivariate Control Charts for Measurement Data253
Ch. 10Miscellaneous Control Chart Topics289
Ch. 11Other Graphical Methods319
Ch. 12Linear Regression337
Ch. 13Design of Experiments359
Ch. 14Contributions of Genichi Taguchi and Alternative Approaches427
Ch. 15Evolutionary Operation474
Ch. 16Analysis of Means494
Ch. 17Using Combinations of Quality Improvement Tools519
Answers to Selected Exercises530
App.: Statistical Tables532
Author Index545
Subject Index551

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