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Author Krishnamoorthi, K. S., author.

Title A first course in quality engineering : integrating statistical and management methods of quality / K.S. Krishnamoorthi with V. Ram Krishnamoorthi.

Publication Info. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2012]


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Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 594 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 18, 2018)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Introduction to quality -- 2. Statistics for quality -- 3. Quality in design -- 4. Quality in production : process control I -- 5. Quality in production : process control II -- 6. Managing for quality -- 7. Quality in procurement -- 8. Continuous improvement of quality -- 9. A system for quality.
Summary "Completely revised and updated, A First Course in Quality Engineering: Integrating Statistical and Management Methods of Quality, Second Edition contains virtually all the information an engineer needs to function as a quality engineer. The authors not only break things down very simply but also give a full understanding of why each topic covered is essential to learning proper quality management. They present the information in a manner that builds a strong foundation in quality management without overwhelming readers.See what's new in the new edition:Reflects changes in the latest revision of the ISO 9000 Standards and the Baldrige Award criteriaIncludes new mini-projects and examples throughoutIncorporates Lean methods for reducing cycle time, increasing throughput, and reducing wasteContains increased coverage of strategic planningThis text covers management and statistical methods of quality engineering in an integrative manner, unlike other books on the subject that focus primarily on one of the two areas of quality. The authors illustrate the use of quality methods with examples drawn from their consulting work, using a reader-friendly style that makes the material approachable and encourages self-study. They cover the must-know fundamentals of probability and statistics and make extensive use of computer software to illustrate the use of the computer in solving quality problems. Reorganized to make the book suitable for self study, the second edition discusses how to design Total Quality System that works. With detailed coverage of the management and statistical tools needed to make the system perform well, the book provides a useful reference for professionals who need to implement quality systems in any environment and candidates preparing for the exams to qualify as a certified quality engineer (CQE)"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Quality control.
Process control -- Statistical methods.
Factory management.
Industrial engineering -- Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industrial Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior.
Factory management. (OCoLC)fst00919785
Industrial engineering -- Management. (OCoLC)fst00971001
Process control -- Statistical methods. (OCoLC)fst01078040
Quality control. (OCoLC)fst01084966
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Krishnamoorthi, V. Ram, author.
ISBN 9781439897225 (electronic bk.)
1439897220 (electronic bk.)

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