The Quality Technicians Handbook

The Quality Technicians Handbook

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For courses in Quality Control Technology, Mechanical Inspection, ASQ Certification in departments of Technology. An ASQ best-seller, this text covers a variety of the basic skills that contribute to ongoing quality at the technician level. It is now one of the primary reference books used by people taking the ASQ Certification Exams.show more

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  • Paperback | 603 pages
  • 190.5 x 236.22 x 27.94mm | 1,065.94g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0130416797
  • 9780130416797

About Mark Woodward

Gary K. Griffith is President of Griffith Training, a productivity and quality consulting firm in Huntington Beach, California. Griffith conducts in-plant and public training courses and seminars on various engineering and quality related topics. He is a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, and a Fellow of the Institute for Advancement of Engineering (IAE). During his 35 years of experience, Griffith has held a variety of manufacturing and quality positions, including inspection, inspection supervision, process control engineer/supervisor, quality engineer, quality manager, and process engineering manager. He has also taught courses in quality, engineering, mechanical design, and machine tool technology at El Camino College in Hawthorne, California. He is a firm believer in quality practices and the promotion of quality awareness in order to improve the status of American businesses.show more

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CONTENT HIGHLIGHTSHelps individuals who are taking the ASQ Certified Quality Technician (CQT) Exam and the Certified Mechanical Inspector (CMI) ExamPresents details on shop math, basic blueprint reading, geometric tolerancing, quality costs, quality audits, measuring and gaging, inspection planning, statistical sampling, and statistical process controlNEW! Chapter 12, "Lot-By-Lot Sampling Plans, " has been updated to the ANSI/ASQC Z1.4 and Z1.9 standardsContains a full glossary of terms, definitions, and numerous tables and chartsshow more

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Quality. 2. Total Quality Management. 3. Quality Costs. 4. Quality Audits. 5. Inspection Systems and Planning. 6. Reading Engineering Drawings. 7. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. 8. Graphical Inspection Analysis. 9. Common Measuring Tools and Measurements. 10. Surface Plate Inspection Methods. 11. Special Measuring Equipment and Techniques. 12. Lot-by-Lot Acceptance Sampling Plans. 13. Statistical Process Control. 14. Shop Mathematics. Glossary A: Quality Terms and Definitions. Glossary B: Various Manufacturing Processes. Glossary C: Terms Used in Reliability. Glossary D: Overview of Nondestructive Evaluation Methods. Bibliography. Appendix Tables. Subject Index. Formulas Index.show more

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