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Control charts

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Abstract

Control charts are used for monitoring and controlling repetitive processes over time. They were introduced by Shewart (1931) to control the variability of large volume parts manufacturing. Today they are used extensively to detect and control various sources of variation, including
  • Variation due to process during normal operations, or common causes.

  • Variation due to special causes.

  • Variability patterns such as trends, covariations and jumps in the short-in the long-term.

Keywords

Control Chart Capability Index Process Capability Index CUSUM Chart Green Zone 
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© Charles S. Tapiero 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et CommercialesParisFrance

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