Supplemental Material for Chapter 5
S5.1 A SIMPLE ALTERNATIVE TO RUNS RULES ON THE CHART
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CHAPTER OVERVIEW AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES
This chapter has three objectives. The first is to present the basic statistical process control (SPC) problem-solving tools, called the magnificent seven, and to illustrate how these tools form a cohesive, practical framework for quality improvement. These tools form an important basic approach to both reducing variability and monitoring the performance of a process, and are widely used in both the Analyze and Control steps of DMAIC. The second objective ...