Optimization in Quality Control

  • Khaled S. Al-Sultan
  • M. A. Rahim

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. K. S. Al-Sultan
      Pages 3-53
  3. Economic Design of Control Charts

  4. Economic Selection

  5. Optimal Setup, Control, Monitoring and Testing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
    2. B. J. Melloy, M. A. Coffin, P. C. Kiessler
      Pages 261-277
    3. E. A. Elsayed, M. Gultekin, J. H. Byun
      Pages 279-300
    4. I. Djamaludin, R. J. Wilson, D. N. P. Murthy
      Pages 317-340
  6. Acceptance Sampling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 341-341
    2. T. C. E. Cheng, M. S. D. Lau, S. O. Duffuaa
      Pages 343-382
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 383-387

About this book


Optimization in Quality Control presents a broad survey of the state of the art in optimization in quality, and focuses on industrial and national competitiveness. Each chapter has been carefully developed and refereed anonymously by experts in the area of optimization in quality control. Some of the topics covered in this volume include:
  • fundamentals of optimization techniques
  • contemporary approaches to optimization models in process control
  • economic design of control charts
  • determining optimal target values in multiple criteria economic selection models
  • examining quality improvement schemes by trading off between expected warranty servicing costs and increasing manufacturing costs
  • designing optimal inspection plans.
This book will serve as an important reference source for academics, professionals and researchers.


Manufacturing Optimal control Parameter capacity control correlation design optimization production quality quality control

Editors and affiliations

  • Khaled S. Al-Sultan
    • 1
  • M. A. Rahim
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Computer Sciences and EngineeringKing Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.University of New BrunswickFrederictonCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-7819-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-6151-4
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