Statistical Process Control [chapter]

2013 Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science  
The deployment of statistical process control (SPC) in manufacturing environments is a prominent global phenomenon. Statistical Process Control is largely used in industries for monitoring the process parameters. It is a standard method for visualizing and controlling processes on the basis of measurements of randomly selected samples. The decisions about what needs to be improved, the possible methods to improve it, and the steps to take after getting results from the charts are all made by
more » ... ans and based on wisdom and experience. The statistical process control described in this paper gives the details about the SPC, its advantages and limitation, applications and information regarding the control charts.
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200803 fatcat:eqbuhsnulvdzpaoul2cus4g4pa