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Monitoring and Controlling Quality - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
This chapter on monitoring and controlling quality can teach you about control chart pattern tests and examples of statistical process control. When you have completed this chapter, you could have greater knowledge of:
- The definition of process capability
- The process center
- The uses of c- and p-charts
|Statistical Process Control: Definition and Examples||Explain how this process is utilized to monitor quality.|
|What Are Control Charts for Attributes?||Distinguish between c- and p-charts.|
|What Are Control Charts for Variables?||Explore the ways in which mean and range charts are used in conjunction.|
|Identifying Patterns on Control Charts||Discuss the patterns in a run test.|
|Process Capability: Definition and Elements||Explore the three major elements of process capability.|
1. Statistical Process Control: Definition & Examples
One goal of business is to deliver a consistent product. But what happens when there are variations in the product a business is producing? In this lesson, we'll examine the statistical process control method of dealing with variations.
2. What Are Control Charts for Attributes?
Sometimes, businesses want to track how well something works over a period of time. When this need arises, many turn to control charts for attribute data. Watch this lesson to find out what types of control charts are good for attribute data.
3. What Are Control Charts for Variables?
It's important for companies to understand how elements of their business change over time. One way to do that is to construct a control chart. Watch this lesson to find out more about control charts for variables and how they can be used.
4. Identifying Patterns on Control Charts
Control charts can be valuable for businesses to assess how they are doing, but how do you interpret them? In this lesson, we'll examine common patterns that can be identified when examining control charts.
5. Process Capability: Definition & Elements
Companies want to know that they are making a product that will meet their customers' expectations. But how can they do that? In this lesson, we'll examine process capability, including what it is and the elements that contribute to it.
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