An educational web-based virtual factory and simulator environment is presented in this paper. It has been developed for university students to apply various statistical quality control techniques to explore the quality problems. The architecture of the simulator and methodologies for developing the website are discussed. Major benefits for both the… (More)
T his article discusses the continuing developing of the web-based virtual factory simulator for teaching industrial statistics and process improvement techniques originally presented in MSOR Connections . The project is jointly funded by the Maths, Stats and OR Network and the University of Greenwich.