Quality improvement methods exist to support manufacturing operations and to make them more effective. To be useful on the factory floor, the methods must be practical and easy to use. This book is ideal for readers who want to learn the essentials of statistical process control (SPC) without the lengthy manual calculations sometimes associated with SPC. Basic math is all that is required to understand this straightforward text.The book is perfect for learning the fundamentals of SPC and quality improvement. Extensive figures are included to explain variation, accuracy, gage, and process capability. In addition, technical appendices are an excellent resource for more advanced readers.
Designed for the quality professional who must use SPC on the job, this book is perfect for in-house training and SPC courses at the two-year and four-year college level.