Title: An economic alternative to the c chart

Authors: Ryan Black; Justin R. Chimka

Addresses: Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Arkansas, 800 W Dickson St., Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA ' Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Arkansas, 800 W Dickson St., Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA

Abstract: An economic alternative to the c chart is described as a statistical model of upward shift from c0 to c1, and costs of the two charts are compared in theory. For a range of c chart costs the savings associated with economic design increase linearly.

Keywords: attributes; c chart; economic design; Poisson distribution; process monitoring; statistical process control; SPC.

DOI: 10.1504/IJQET.2014.060430

International Journal of Quality Engineering and Technology, 2014 Vol.4 No.2, pp.107 - 111

Published online: 14 Apr 2014 *

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