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Author Kolarik, William J.

Title Creating quality : process design for results / William J. Kolarik.

Published Boston : WCB/McGraw-Hill, [1999]
©1999

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 UniM Store Engin  658.5 KOLA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 641 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series McGraw-Hill series in industrial engineering and management science.
McGraw-Hill series in industrial engineering and management science.
Notes Includes indexes.
Bibliography Includes indexes.
Contents Sect. 1. Production Systems and Process Performance. Ch. 1. Production Systems - The Basics. Ch. 2. Systems Thinking - Concepts and Development. Ch. 3. Process Fundamentals -- Sect. 2. Process Characterization, Exploration, and Response Modeling. Ch. 4. Process Characterization. Ch. 5. Process Exploration. Ch. 6. Process Response Modeling -- Sect. 3. Process Definition and Redefinition. Ch. 7. Process Definition/Redefinition - Output Perspectives. Ch. 8. Process Definition/Redefinition - Transformation and Input Perspectives -- Sect. 4. Process Control. Ch. 9. Process Control - Concepts and Options. Ch. 10. Process Monitoring - Variables Control Charts for Grouped Measurements. Ch. 11. Process Monitoring - Variables Control Charts for Individual Measurements and Related Topics. Ch. 12. Process Monitoring - Attributes Control Charts for Classification Measurements. Ch. 13. Process Monitoring - Nontraditional SPC Concepts and Models.
Ch. 14. Process Adjustment - Introduction to Automatic Process Control, Conventional Models. Ch. 15. Process Adjustment - Introduction to Automatic Process Control, Unconventional Models -- Sect. 5. Process Analysis and Improvement. Ch. 16. Process Improvement - Questioning Perspectives. Ch. 17. Process Improvement - Analysis and Implementation Perspectives -- Sect. 6. Process-Based Transformations, Initiatives, and Tools. Ch. 18. Process-Based Transformations. Ch. 19. Process-Compatible Initiatives. Ch. 20. Process-Compatible Tools -- Sect. 7. Process Cases - Descriptions and Data -- Sect. 8. Statistical Tables.
Summary Creating Quality: Process Design for Results presents practical approaches based on scientific evidence, rather than anecdotal encounters, in order to provide readers with the motivation and means to understand and act with regard to process definition/redefinition, process control, and process improvement. Descriptive cases and examples are used to reinforce technical points. Critical text is highlighted in bold to accelerate learning.
Subject Production engineering.
Quality control.
ISBN 0070363099 No price