The first practical guide for measuring process capability in machining and assembly operations. This tells you how to correctly measure capability with all types of industrial data, including attribute and non-normally distributed variable data.
This book differs from the ordinary textbooks on statistics. It aims to show how to apply the methods of statistics to the real world problems. People often try to reduce defects by tracing directly back to the cause of the defect.
The three main features of the Japanese QC problem-solving approach are: 1. It adopts a particular way of looking at things that leads naturally to the solution of problems. 2. It uses a tried-and-tested problem-solving procedure that follows a set pattern
Quality Management in a company comes of age when it is effectively applied to new product development. First published as a series of articles in Kenshu, this book by Hitoshi Kume fills a void. Kume not only demonstrates the application of techniques but also leads us through a journey that reveals all the steps in the process of successful product...
For more than 50 years, Juran's Quality Handbook has been the singular essential reference to quality management and engineering. The Sixth Edition--the first revision of the Handbook in 10 years--forges a new standard in tools for quality
“Best practices in Six Sigma are continuously evolving, just as Six Sigma itself evolved from earlier best practices in quality improvement. …This fourth edition...(features) expanded materials on innovation, strategic development, Lean, and constraint management. …
The A3 report has proven to be a key tool in Toyota's successful move toward organizational efficiency, effectiveness, and improvement, especially within its engineering and R&D organizations. This book shows that the A3 report is an effective tool when it is implemented in conjunction with a PDCA-based management philosophy.
Picking up where Dr. Shingo's Single Minute Exchange of Die left off, this book streamlines the process even further to reduce changeover time, while simultaneously cutting staffing requirements in half.
A combination of source inspection and mistake-proofing devices is the only method to get you to zero defects. Shigeo Shingo shows you how this proven system for reducing errors turns out the highest quality products in the shortest period of time
Here is a great introduction to the remarkable mind of Shigeo Shingo, indisputably one of the great forces in manufacturing. In this book Dr. Shingo describes his approach to manufacturing improvements, developed and refined over the course of a brilliant career. He called it the Scientific Thinking Mechanism (STM).