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The Effect of Inspection Error on Average Outgoing Quality

Summary: This paper develops and provides formulas for calculating the Average Outgoing Quality (AOQ) when attributes examination is subject to Type I and Type II inspection errors. Nine different rectification inspection policies are considered. Each AOQ expression is evaluated using a typical sampling plan and the results are presented graphically for four different error pairs.

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  • Topics: Inspection
  • Keywords: Average Outgoing Quality (AOQ),Attribute sampling plans,Receiving inspection,Inspection error,Average outgoing quality levels (AOQL) plans,Type 1 and Type 2 errors
  • Author: Case, Kenneth E.; Bennett, G. Kemble; Schmidt, J.W.
  • Journal: Journal of Quality Technology