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    All You Ever Wanted to Know About Control Charts: But Never Asked

    Published: 01 January 1994

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    Statistical Control Charts developed over 60 years ago have seen many applications in process analysis and control in the past decade. To some users, the control charts are a recent invention of the Japanese, to many there is a confusion about the underlying assumptions and where and how this analytical tool may be applied. The effect of some of these assumed assumptions for control charts is discussed followed by suggested areas of application.


    Control Charts, Assumptions for Control Charts, Rational Subgroups, Control Charts for Individuals, Exponentially Weighted Control Charts, Measurement Precision, Short Production Runs

    Author Information:

    Levine, BH
    Brisch, Birn and Partners, V.P. Quality Management Systems, Fort Lauderdale, FL

    McCune, DC
    Consultant, Quality/Statistics, Beaver, PA

    Committee/Subcommittee: E11.03

    DOI: 10.1520/STP13194S