Abbreviations and Acronyms

ASQ

American Society for Quality

ASQC

American Society for Quality Control

c-chart

count chart

CL

center line

CQI

continuous quality improvement

DPMO

defectives per million opportunities

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EWMA

exponentially weighted moving average

F

Fahrenheit

HVAC

heating, ventilation, and air conditioning

I-chart

individuals control chart

ISM

Institute for Supply Management

JIT

just in time

KPI

key performance indicator

KQC

key quality characteristic

LCL

lower control limit

LIL

lower inner limit

LSL

lower specification limit

LWL

lower warning limit

MCL

maximum concentration level

MR chart

moving range control chart

NIST

National Institute of Standards ...

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