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Fundamentals of Quality Control and Improvement

ISBN-10: 0470226536
ISBN-13: 9780470226537
Edition: 3rd 2008
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Description: Incorporating modern ideas, methods, and philosophies into total quality management, this book focuses on statistical process control and related subjects, such as the achievement of product and process quality through experimental design. The third  More...

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Book details

List price: $176.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/4/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 722
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.300
Language: English

Incorporating modern ideas, methods, and philosophies into total quality management, this book focuses on statistical process control and related subjects, such as the achievement of product and process quality through experimental design. The third edition of Fundamentals of Quality Control and Improvement has been revised to include an expanded chapter on quality management practices, tools, and standards; new material on six sigma, gage repeatability and reproducibility, process capability analysis, control charts for short production runs, and quality costs, among several others; and an additional focus on quality control and improvement in the service sector.

Amitava Mitra, PhD, is Associate Dean in the College of Business and Professor in the Department of Management at Auburn University, Alabama. He has published over seventy journal articles and currently teaches in the areas of quality assurance and improvement. Dr. Mitra has over thirty years of academic and professional experience, and has conducted courses for professionals in total quality management, quality assurance and statistical process control, design of experiments, and Six Sigma Black Belt training.

Preface
Philosophy And Fundamentals
Introduction to Quality Control and the Total Quality System
Some Philosophies and Their Impact on Quality
Quality Management: Practices, Tools, and Standards
Statistical Foundations And Methods Of Quality Improvement
Fundamentals of Statistical Concepts and Techniques in Quality Control and Improvement
Data Analyses and Sampling
Statistical Process Control
Statistical Process Control Using Control Charts
Control Charts for Variables
Control Charts for Attributes
Process Capability Analysis
Acceptance Sampling
Acceptance Sampling Plans for Attributes and Variables
Product And Process Design
Reliability
Experimental Design and the Taguchi Method.Key Terms
Exercises
References
Appendixes
Index

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