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Mathews Malnar and Bailey, Inc.

Quality engineering, applied statistical consulting,
and training services for R&D, product, process,
and manufacturing engineering organizations.
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Introduction to Statistical Process Control

Course Description

This course was developed for the Lakeland Community College Quality Managers Network for users of statistical process control (SPC) who have little or no formal training in its use. Students will learn why SPC is used, why it works, and how to set up, operate, and interpret SPC charts. Attribute charts for defectives and defects and variables charts for measurement data will be developed. Hands-on activities will be used to demonstrate real problems and solutions. Students will also be introduced to SPC software, gage error (GR&R) studies, and process capability studies.


Course Format

This 16 hour course is usually taught in four four-hour sessions.



Students must be able to perform basic mathematical operations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, squares, and square roots.


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