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Implementing Optimal Attributes Control Charts

Summary: We present a FORTRAN program that can be used for determining control limits for a p, np, c, or u chart such that, assuming known parameter values, the absolute deviation between the average run length and a specified nomial value is minimized for each of the two control limits. Optimal single-limit control charts can also be constructed.

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  • Topics: Quality Tools
  • Keywords: Attributes control charts,Design of control charts,Average run length (ARL)
  • Author: Schwertman, Neil C.; Ryan, Thomas P.
  • Journal: Journal of Quality Technology