Basics of process control in textile manufacturing
V. Jain, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
New technologies are constantly being developed and the service life of products is becoming shorter due to changes in customer taste. Statistical process control (SPC) methods for short production runs are therefore increasingly important. Multistage process surveillance and fault diagnosis have become a necessity. Process control incorporating SPC and hybrid approaches are discussed in this chapter. Overall the chapter helps in building a sound understanding about process control with a flavour of different approaches that are helpful in analysing a process which further helps in taking appropriate decisions. ...