A new process capability index for non-normal distributions

@inproceedings{ChenANP,
  title={A new process capability index for non-normal distributions},
  author={Jann-Pygn Chen and Cherng G. Ding}
}
Many process capability indices have been proposed to measure process performance. In this paper, we first review Cp, Cpk, Cpm and Cpmk, and their generalizations, CNp, CNpk, CNpm and CNpmk, and then propose a new index Spmk for any underlying distribution, which takes into account process variability, departure of the process mean from the target value, and proportion of nonconformity. Proportion of nonconformity can be exactly reflected by Spmk. Its superiority over CNpmk, a recently… CONTINUE READING

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