Advanced Control Charts for Variables

If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

—Abraham Maslow

While the control charts for variables discussed in Chapter 4 are sufficient to cover most situations, there are a number of additional control charts for variables that are better for certain applications. This chapter introduces new control charts for variables and adaptations of charts we have already discussed. Each expands the utility of control charts beyond that discussed in the previous chapter.

The Delta Control Chart for Short Production Runs

There are many situations where items are produced in small lots, which make the use of the variable control charts discussed in the previous chapter more difficult. With small ...

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