Basic SPC

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Course outline

Unit 1 - Statistics Primer

Lesson 1

Introduction to Variation
  • What variation is and why itís a problem in manufacturing.

Lesson 2

Measuring Variation
  • Using a histogram to measure the variation in a process.

Lesson 3

Patterns of Variation
  • Types of patterns of variation, what they tell you, and what to do about them.

Lesson 4

Measures of Variation
  • Statistical measures of variation: Mean, range, and standard deviation.

Lesson 5

Normal Curve
  • Properties of the normal curve and the 68, 95, 99.7 rule.

Lesson 6

Stability
  • The importance of a stable process in manufacturing.

Unit Test

Challenge

An assessment of the learnerís progress in this unit.

Unit 2 - Using Control Charts

Lesson 1

What are Control Charts
  • What control charts are and why they are used.

Lesson 2

What a Control Chart Looks Like
  • Common elements of all control charts.

Lesson 3

Interpreting Control Charts & Taking Action
  • Out-of-control patterns and what to do when they occur.

Lesson 4
Types of Control Charts
  • Variable and attribute control charts: Which do you use when?

Lesson 5

Using Variable Control Charts
  • Calculating and plotting data on variable control charts and interpreting the chart.

Lesson 6

Using Attribute Control Charts
  • Calculating and plotting data on attribute control charts and interpreting the chart.

Unit Test

Challenge
  • An assessment of the learnerís progress in this unit.

Unit 3 - Process Capability Basics

Lesson 1  

What is Process Capability
  • What process capability means and why itís important.

Lesson 2

Measuring Process Capability
  • The capability ratio, process capability index, and Cpk.

Unit Test

Challenge

An assessment of the learnerís progress in this unit.