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Estimating the Percent Nonconforming in the Accepted Product After Zero Defect Sampling

Summary: A simple method for estimating the percent nonconforming product in accepted lots using a zero defect acceptance sampling plan is proposed. The method is illustrated by a recent application involving the manufacture of an electronic component. Generalization to plans that allow one or more nonconforming sampled units for lot acceptance and various other extensions are also discussed.

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  • Topics: Sampling
  • Keywords: Acceptance sampling
  • Author: Hahn, Gerald J.
  • Journal: Journal of Quality Technology