Contents2

            Introduction to Quality Engineering

                       Chapters

Preface ............................................................................................................... XIII

1     Quality Basics .................................................................................................. 1

2     Engineering the Quality .................................................................................. 9

3     Basics of Statistics ........................................................................................... 31

4     Normal Distribution ......................................................................................  67

5    Statistical Inference - Basics ........................................................................... 91

6    Simple Linear Regression  .............................................................................. 127

7    Multiple Regression ......................................................................................... 167

8     Fundamentals of Designed Experiments ...................................................... 211

9    Full Factorial vs. Taguchi Design Experiments ............................................ 221

10   Poka-Yoke ........................................................................................................ 263

11   Control Charts ................................................................................................ 271

12   Process Capability .......................................................................................... 307

13   Quality Loss Function .................................................................................... 355

14   Total Quality Management ............................................................................ 383

Appendix  ............................................................................................................... 389

References .............................................................................................................. 397

Index ....................................................................................................................... 399