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Minitab Demystified / Edition 1

Minitab Demystified / Edition 1

by Andrew Sleeper


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Minitab Demystified / Edition 1

Need to learn Minitab? Problem Solved!

Get started using Minitab right way with help from this hands-on guide. Minitab Demystified walks you through essential Minitab features and shows you how to apply them to solve statistical analysis problems.

Featuring coverage of Minitab 16, this practical guide explores the Minitab interface and the full range of Minitab graphics, Distribution models, statistical intervals, hypothesis testing, and sample size calculations are clearly explained. The book covers modeling tools of regression and the design of experiments (DOE) as well as the industrial quality tools of measurement systems analysis, control charts, capability analysis, acceptance sampling, and reliability analysis. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts.

It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about:

  • Accessing powerful Minitab functions with the Minitab assistant
  • Confidence, prediction, and tolerance intervals
  • Designing and analyzing experiments with hard-to-change variables
  • Statistical process control (SPC), Six Sigma applications, and quality control
  • Predicting the economic impact of sampling
  • Analyzing life data with additional variables

Simple enough for a beginner, challenging enough for an advanced student, and thorough enough for a Six Sigma professional, Minitab Demystified is your shortcut to statistical analysis success!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071762298
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 08/10/2011
Series: Demystified Series
Edition description: List
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 639,728
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Andrew Sleeper is a statistical consultant and trainer who has headed his own company since 2002. His industrial career includes work as a design engineer, reliability engineer, project manager, and Six Sigma Black Belt. Sleeper has presented numerous papers and articles on statistical tools in the quality industry. He is the author of two statistical tools books by McGraw-Hill, Design for Six Sigma Statistics, and Six Sigma Distribution Modeling.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Getting Started with Minitab Statistical Software

Chapter 2. Analyzing and Comparing Variables with Graphs

Chapter 3. Exploring the Minitab Environment

Chapter 4. Selecting and Using Distribution Models in Minitab

Chapter 5. Making Decisions with Intervals

Chapter 6. Testing Hypotheses

Chapter 7. Calculating Sample Size

Chapter 8. Fitting Regression Models

Chapter 9. Designing and Analyzing Experiments

Chapter 10. Assessing Measurement Systems

Chapter 11. Control Charting

Chapter 12. Measuring Process Capability

Chapter 13. Acceptance Sampling

Chapter 14. Reliability Analysis

Final Exam

Answers to Quizzes and Final Exam

Further Reading


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Minitab Demystified 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The main problem with the e-book is the data files are not included. If you have Minitab installed on your PC it would be nice if they had included the data files for the examples. That way you could solve the problems.