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Optimization in Quality Control - Khalaf S. Sultan

Optimization in Quality Control

Hardcover Published: 31st March 1997
ISBN: 9780792398899
Number Of Pages: 387

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Optimization in Quality Control presents a broad survey of the state of the art in optimization in quality, and focuses on industrial and national competitiveness. Each chapter has been carefully developed and refereed anonymously by experts in the area of optimization in quality control. Some of the topics covered in this volume include:

  • fundamentals of optimization techniques
  • contemporary approaches to optimization models in process control
  • economic design of control charts
  • determining optimal target values in multiple criteria economic selection models
  • examining quality improvement schemes by trading off between expected warranty servicing costs and increasing manufacturing costs
  • designing optimal inspection plans.
This book will serve as an important reference source for academics, professionals and researchers.

Introductionp. 1
Introduction to Optimizationp. 3
Some Contemporary Approaches to Optimization Models in Process Controlp. 55
Economic Design of Control Chartsp. 87
Determination of the Economic Design of Control Charts Simplifiedp. 89
Economic Design of Time-Varying and Adaptive Control Chartsp. 145
Economically Optimal Design of X-Control Charts Assuming Gamma Distributed In-Control Timesp. 175
Constrained Optimization Models for Determining Economic Control Chart Parametersp. 197
Economic Selectionp. 213
Economic Selection of the Mean and Upper Limit for a Container-Filling Process Under Capacity Constraintsp. 215
Optimal Target Values in Multiple Criteria Economic Selection Modelsp. 233
Uniformity of Production vs. Conformance to Specifications in the Canning Problemp. 243
Optimal Setup, Control, Monitoring and Testingp. 259
A Stepwise-Optimal Procedure for Setting Machines and Adjusting Processesp. 261
Shift Detections of Process Mean Using Regression and Cross-Correlation Analysesp. 279
Optimal Control and Monitoring of Deteriorating Production Processesp. 301
Lot Sizing and Life Testing for Quality Improvement of Items Sold with Warrantyp. 317
Acceptance Samplingp. 341
A Concise Review of Lot-By-Lot Acceptance Sampling by Attributesp. 343
List of Refereesp. 383
Indexp. 385
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ISBN: 9780792398899
ISBN-10: 0792398890
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 387
Published: 31st March 1997
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.68