A New Control Chart Achieved via Innovation Process Approach

  • Pasquale Erto
  • Giuliana Pallotta


An alternative title for this chapter could be “Innovation for Statistics”, which would be equally appropriate to illustrate its contents. In fact, the chapter shows how to perform the innovation process approach in order to fulfill a scientific research need in a specific application area. More specifically, this chapter describes the incremental development of a new control chart of the Weibull percentile (i.e. the reliable life) as a practical example of a product attained following an innovation process approach. More specifically, the design of the chart required three “short” operative steps of innovation process, in order to provide the original chart with new peculiar features incrementally.


Control Chart Control Limit Breaking Stress CUSUM Chart Lower Control Limit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pasquale Erto
    • 1
  • Giuliana Pallotta
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Aerospace EngineeringUniversity of Naples FedericoNaplesItaly
  2. 2.Department of Aerospace EngineeringUniversity of Naples FedericoNaplesItaly

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