Statistical aspects of variability, Operation Management

Statistical Aspects of Variability 

Consider a pharmaceutical process producing paracetamol tablets, for which the weight of the active ingredient (nominally 500 mg per tablet) is one of the variables to be controlled. Suppose that the process is stable and the ingredient weights of 200 tablets are measured to the nearest gram and grouped in suitable classes of 5mg

917_Statistical Aspects of Variability.png

width, giving the results shown in this table. 

These results are now presented as a histogram. Notice that the dashed lines which join the mid-points of the classes form a profile which is roughly bell-shaped.

Posted Date: 3/15/2013 5:23:23 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Statistical aspects of variability, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Statistical aspects of variability, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Statistical aspects of variability Discussions

Write discussion on Statistical aspects of variability
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
A quality characteristic has a manufacturing specification (in cm) of 0.200 ± 0.05. Historical data indicate that if the quality characteristic takes on values larger than 0.25 cm

Explain value chain analysis according to Porter. According to Porter’s value chain analysis: Value chain analysis (VCA) is a position audit element which examines the in

Prepare a brief analysis of the vacation cruise industry using Porters Five Force Analysis. Briefly discuss the nature and strength of each of the five competitive forces. Identify

Based on your analysis, select one of the five forces and explain how Bill can incorporate his analysis of that force into his Strategic Business Plan (SBP).

1. How is a standard time determined by time study?  Answer: The job is broken into well-defined short elements, which are then repeatedly timed by stopwatch, the worker's rate

Axel telecommunications has a target capital structure that consists of 70% debt and 30% equity. The company anticipates that its capital budget for the upcoming year will be $3mil

Suppose you are the manager of an accounts receivable unit in a large company. You are switching to a new system of billing and record-keeping and need to train your three supervis

Identify the ways in which Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) could be applied as part of a manufacturing organisation's quality programme.   Organisational quality program

Alaska Power Company issued $1,000 bonds that have an annual coupon rate of 7.5%. The present market value of the bonds is $1,125. If the bonds have 15 years remaining until maturi

What are at least four supply-chain management strategies used in Regal Marine? Present and explain them.