Simulation: An Application to Quality Control

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Cousins, W.T.; Frederiksen, J.; Narula, Subhash C.   (1975, ASQC)   Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, MA; State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Journal of Quality Technology    Vol. 7    No. 4
QICID: 5208    October 1975    pp. 168-172
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Article Abstract

When it is difficult or not possible to solve a problem analytically and not feasible to carry out a designed experiment on the production floor due to the interference it causes in day-to-day operations, simulation provides a viable alternative. This paper discusses the use of simulation as a management tool in decision making, in particular to determine specification limits.A simulation flow chart of an assembly process is presented along with the results of its application to actual operation.

Keywords

Simulations,Quality control (QC)


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