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Quality Technician's Handbook, The, 6th edition

  • Gary K. Griffith

Published by Pearson (April 20th 2012) - Copyright © 2013

6th edition

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Overview

An ASQ best-seller, THE QUALITY TECHNICIAN'S HANDBOOK, 6/e covers the core skills that contribute to ongoing quality at the technician level. More comprehensive than competitive texts, it breaks down technical topics into easy-to-follow directions, many of them presented with step-by-step instructions and intuitive visuals. Coverage includes: quality basics, TQM, costs, audits, inspections, drawings, dimensioning, tolerancing, graphical inspection analysis, measurements, surface plate inspection, lot-by-lot acceptance sampling with current ANSI/ASQC standards, SPC, shop mathematics, and more. This edition presents many new and revised review questions, contains answers to odd-numbered questions, adds new coverage of Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), and offers updated coverage of other topics, including Geometric Tolerancing.

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Quality

2. Total Quality Management

3. Quality Costs

4. Quality Audits

5. Inspection Systems and Planning

6. Reading Engineering Drawings

7. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

8. Graphical Inspection Analysis

9. Common Measuring Tools and Measurements

10. Surface Plate Inspection Methods

11. Special Measuring Equipment and Techniques

12. Lot-by-Lot Acceptance Sampling Plans

13. Statistical Process Control

14. Shop Mathematics

Glossary A. Quality Terms and Definitions

Glossary B. Various Manufacturing Processes

Glossary C. Terms Used in Reliability

Glossary D. Overview of Nondestructive Evaluation Methods

Glossary E. Answers to Odd-Numbered Chapter Review Questions

Bibliography

Appendix Tables

Subject Index

Formulas Index

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