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Quality Control and Six Sigma

  • Theodore T. Allen
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Abstract

The phrase “statistical quality control” (SQC) refers to the application of statistical methods to monitor and evaluate systems and to determine whether changing key input variable (KIV) settings is appropriate. Specifically, SQC is associated with Shewhart’s statistical process charting (SPC) methods. These SPC methods include several charting procedures for visually evaluating the consistency of key process outputs (KOVs) and identifying unusual circumstances that might merit attention.

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Industrial and Systems EngineeringThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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