Index

22 factorial design, 578

23 factorial design, 58

A

Acceptable quality level (AQL), 658

Acceptance control charts, 457

Acceptance sampling, 13, 15, 649, 651

Action limits, 198, also see control limits

Action to improve a process, 341

Actual capability, 367

Adaptive response to signals, 205

Adaptive sampling control charts, 477

Adjusted R2, 166

Adjustment chart, 549, 551

Advantages of variables control charts, 336

Aesthetics, 5

Algorithmic SPC, 555

Aliases, 602

Allocation of sampling effort, 199, 247

Alternate fraction, 603

Alternative hypothesis, 117

Analysis of variance (ANOVA), 146, 149

Analysis procedure for factorial experiments, 583

Analyze phase in DMAIC, 49, 55

ANOVA for a factorial, 572

ANOVA F-test, 152

ANOVA partition of the total sum of squares, 150

ANOVA table, 152

AOQL sampling plans, 682

Appraisal costs, 39

Assignable cause, 55, 190

Assumptions in process capability analysis, 364

Attentiveness, 6

Attribute agreement analysis, 394

Attribute gauge capability, 392

Attributes control charts, 195, 297

Attributes data, 8, 185, 297, 378, 392

Attributes sampling plans, 652, 655, 673, 679, 681

Autocorrelated process data, 196, 461

Autocorrelation function, 463

Automatic process control, 550

Autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA) model, 468

Average outgoing quality limit (AOQL), 663, 682

Average outgoing quality, 662

Average run length (ARL), 199, 256, 453, 459, 518

Average run length for the control chart, 257

Average run length for the CUSUM, 433

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