Acceptance Sampling in Quality Control

Acceptance Sampling in Quality Control

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State-of-the-Art Coverage of the Most Widely Used Acceptance Sampling Techniques Cohesively Incorporates Theory and Practice Reflecting the recent resurgence of interest in this field, Acceptance Sampling in Quality Control, Second Edition presents the state of the art in the methodology of sampling and explores its advantages and limitations. The book also looks at how acceptance control can support applications of statistical process control and help in the evaluation of products. New to the Second Edition * Coverage of ISO 2859 and 3951 standards and the ASTM version (E2234) of MIL-STD-105E * A new section on credit-based sampling plans * Greater emphasis on sampling schemes with switching rules * More extensive discussion of accept zero plans, including tightened-normal-tightened (TNT), credit-based, the Nelson monograph for c=0, and MIL-STD-1916 Providing valuable guidelines for choosing appropriate procedures, this comprehensive second edition encompasses the most widely used acceptance sampling techniques. It lucidly provides a broad theoretical understanding of the field while offering all the information needed for the practical application of acceptance sampling plans in industry.show more

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  • Hardback | 700 pages
  • 182.88 x 259.08 x 38.1mm | 1,315.41g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • Boca Raton, FL, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 158 black & white illustrations
  • 1584889527
  • 9781584889526
  • 2,429,047

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This is a very well-presented book, covering the classic topics of inspection sampling in a thorough, lucid and insightful way. ... the tasks that this book addresses remain important. ... it is very worthwhile to have this up-to-date work, one which does include a contemporary discussion of limitations and pitfalls of sampling, as well as of benefits. ... This book is an elegant and comprehensive resource for the knowledgeable user, and so well written that the beginner will also find it congenial and rewarding ... -John Shade, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, Vol. 174, October 2011 ... the second edition of the book is an excellent reference for anyone who wants to implement quality control on the factory floor. -Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 105, No. 492, December 2010 ... Like the first edition, this one remains a comprehensive one and includes a few new topics ...This new edition continues to be equally useful for both practitioners and researchers in the arena of statistical quality control. At the end of each chapter, there are some problems, with the solutions given at the end of the text, which make it a suitable candidate for a textbook adoption. I think it will be a nice addition to your personal library! -Technometrics, Vol. 51, No. 3, August 2009 Schilling's first edition of Acceptance Sampling in Quality Control is a classic, and is considered by many as a 'must-have book' for anyone working in quality control. The second edition, co-authored with Dean Neubauer, updates and improves upon the first. ... There are several additions and updates to the second edition ... This book is a comprehensive collection of acceptance sampling methods and is an excellent mix of theory and application. ...some may tend to think that acceptance sampling is not as important as it was in the past. However, with a world economy and ever-improving technology, the relationship between customers and suppliers has changed dramatically with distance, cultures, and language all having an impact. This makes acceptance sampling as important as ever and this book as relevant as ever. -Journal of Quality Technology, Vol. 41, No. 4, October 2009show more

About Edward G. Schilling

Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, USA Corning Incorporated, Horseheads, New York, USAshow more

Table of contents

Introduction Acceptance Quality Control Acceptance Control and Process Control Process Quality Control Background of Acceptance Quality Control NEW! Top 10 Reasons for Acceptance Sampling Probability and the Operating Characteristic Curve Probability Random Samples and Random Numbers Counting Possibilities Probability Calculus Operating Characteristic Curve Probability Functions Probability Distributions Measures of Distribution Functions Hypergeometric Distribution Binomial Distribution Poisson Distribution NEW! f-Binomial Distribution Negative Binomial Distribution Exponential and Continuous Distributions Weibull Distribution Normal Distribution Summary of Distributions Tables of Distributions NEW! Summary Useful Approximations Tests of Fit Concepts and Terminology NEW! Average Run Length of Type B Plans Sample Size and Lot Size Effect of Inspection Error Rectification Curtailment Tolerance and Confidence Intervals Levels and Risks Choosing Quality Levels Classification of Defects Measures of Sampling Plans: Terminology Graphs of Measures Specifying a Plan Single Sampling by Attributes Operation Selection Measures Double and Multiple Sampling by Attributes Operation Selection Measures Further Considerations Sequential Sampling by Attributes Operation Selection Measures Sequential Sampling for Defects per Unit Variables Sampling for Process Parameter Single Sampling for Process Parameter Acceptance Control Charts Sequential Plans for Process Parameter (sigma Known) Sequential Plans for Process Parameter (sigma Unknown) Cumulative Sum Charts Bulk Sampling Construction of the Sample Estimation Sampling Plans Simple Random Sampling of a Unique Lot (Components of Variance Unknown) Sampling from Stream of Lots Sampling by Variables for Proportion Nonconforming Specification Limits Assumptions and Theory Operation Selection Measures M Method Plans Based on Sample Range Double Sampling by Variables Tolerance Intervals and Variables Plans for Percent Nonconforming Sequential Plans for Proportion Nonconforming Further Considerations Attributes Sampling Schemes NEW! Sampling Schemes NEW! Quick Switching Systems NEW! Tightened-Normal-Tightened (TNT) Plans NEW! MIL-STD-105E and Derivative Standards Operation Selection Measures NEW! Scheme Properties Implementation of MIL-STD-105E Matching Individual Sampling Plans to MIL-STD-105E System Performance NEW! MIL-STD-105 Derivatives Further Considerations Variables Sampling Schemes NEW! MIL-STD-414 Operation Selection Measures Implementation of Form 2 Implementation of Form 1 Implementation of Plans for Range and Variability Known Match between MIL-STD-414 and MIL-STD-105E NEW! Conversion of MIL-STD-414 to ANSI/ASQ Z1.9 NEW! MIL-STD-414 Derivatives NEW! ANSI/ASQ Z1.9 NEW! ISO 3951-1 Further Considerations Special Plans and Procedures No-Calc Plans Lot Plot Plans Narrow-Limit Gauging Mixed Variables-Attributes Plan NEW! MIL-STD-414 Dependent Mixed Plans Series of Lots: Rectification Schemes Single-Sampling AOQL Plan Dodge-Romig Sampling Scheme Anscombe Rectifying Inspection Procedure NEW! Credit-Based Schemes Continuous Sampling Plans Dodge Continuous Plans Multilevel Plans Tightened Multilevel Plans Block Continuous Plans MIL-STD-1235B Cumulative Results Plans Skip-Lot Sampling Plans Chain Sampling Plans Deferred Sentencing Schemes Demerit Rating Plan Cumulative Results Criterion (CRC) Plan Compliance Sampling Lot Sensitive Sampling (LSP) Plan TNT Scheme Quick Switching System (QSS) NEW! MIL-STD-1916 Simplified Grand Lot Procedure NEW! Nomograph for Samples Having Zero Defectives NEW! Accept on Zero (AOZ) Plans Reliability Sampling Censored Sampling Variables Plans for Life Testing and Reliability Handbook H-108 Technical Report TR 7 Administration of Acceptance Sampling Selection and Implementation of a Sampling Procedure Determining Quality Levels Economic Considerations Mandatory Standards Computer Programs A Basic Principle of Administration Appendix Answers to Problems Author Index Subject Index References and Problems appear at the end of each chapter.show more

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