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Variable Data
Measures quantifiable or numerical conditions
Attribute Data
Measures qualitative dimensions or conditions
Histogram
A graphical representation of the distribution of values
Cause and effect diagrams (CEDs)
Diagrams that show the causes of certain outcomes also known as fishbone diagrams or Ishikawa charts
Check Sheet
A tool for collecting, Organizing, and displaying data with the goal of revealing underlying patterns
Pareto Analysis
A technique for separating the critical few causes of problems from the trivial many
Scatter Diagram
A graphi illustration of the relationship between two variables
Process Flow Diagram
A graphic technique for mapping acivities and their interrelationships in an aperating process
Process Capability Analysis
A tool for assessing the ability of a process to consistently meet or exceed a product's design specifications
Cp
A measure of process capability that compares the specification width with the process width- not adjusted for lack of process centering Cp = Specification width/ process width= S/P
Cpk
A measuree of process capability that compares the specification width with the process width-adjusted for lack of centering
Process control chart
A statistical tool used to monito a process output to detect significant changes
Taguchi Methods
statistical methods for improving the design of a product and the processes used to produce it