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Control Charting and Process Capability Statements: Issues and Resolution

by Breyfogle, Forrest W.

A predictive performance measurement system is presented to address issues associated with traditional control charting techniques and process capability statements...

  • Filetype: wmv
  • Publish date: 2011-07
  • Keywords:Control charts, Statistical process control, Process capability, Scorecards, Dashboards
Open Access

A Gentle Introduction to the Analysis of Sequential Data

by Pan, Rong;

This mini-paper discusses some basic purposes for doing sequential data analysis and the simple tools that can assist in data analysis...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 2010-02
  • Keywords:Time Series Data, Autocorrelation, Stationary, Smoothing, Automatic process control,
Open Access

Accounting for Measurement System Variability

Mini Paper Taken from the Fall 1999 Newsletter

by Capone, Sandy

This paper illustrates how to adjust for measurement system variability when evaluating process variability...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1999-11
  • Keywords:Variability, Measurement system variability, Control charts, X-bar and R chart, Capability, Cpk
Open Access

Cpk – An Application of Individuals Control Charts

Tutorial Taken from the Spring 1999 Newsletter

by Mitchell, Robert

This article offers a case study on how an Individuals control chart is used to demonstrate the stability of the Cpk statistic...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1999-03
  • Keywords:Special cause, Common cause, Statistical thinking
Open Access

Using a Graphical Technique for Determining and Displaying Process Capability

Basic Tool Appearing in Summer 1997 Newsletter

by DeRoeck, Richard;

This article demonstrates how to assess the capability of your process by calculating multiple capability indices (such as Cpk) over time and then plotting them on an XmR control chart along with a histogram of the individual values...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1997-06
  • Keywords:Cpk, I and MR chart, X-bar and R chart
Open Access

Autocorrelated Data and SPC

Mini Paper Taken from the Summer 1993 Newsletter

by William H. Woodall and Frederick W. Faltin

This paper explains time dependent autocorrelation and proposes ways to deal with its effects on statistical control charts...

  • Filetype: pdf
  • Publish date: 1993-06
  • Keywords:Autocorrelation, Control charts, Shewhart chart, X bar, CUSUM chart, Exponentially weighted moving average (EWMA) chart, Residuals

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