How to Choose the Proper Sample Size (e-book)
- sample size
This booklet from the ASQ Statistics Division Basic References in Quality Control series describes in a clear, how-to format the procedures necessary to select the appropriate sample size for a variety of problems that frequently occur in quality assurance and reliability problems. The booklet is organized into the general kinds of problems addressed: estimating one parameter, comparing two parameters, selecting the better of two parameters, testing a hypothesis about one parameter, constructing tolerance levels, and making economically based decisions. Graphs are given that facilitate the selection of sample size and comparison of alternatives.