# Statistical Process Control, Part 1

SKU: OTSPC10CENDuration: 60 Minutes

An important goal of every process plant is to produce a quality product at the lowest possible cost. In this course, you will explore how statistical process control, or SPC, can be used to help maintain consistent quality and reduce costs.

### Course Details

#### Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

### Learning Objectives

• Product Quality and the Origin of SPC
• In this topic, you will learn to:
• Define quality in terms of the process industry.
• Explain what SPC is.
• Describe benefits of SPC.
• Describe how SPC was developed.
• SPC Terminology and Application
• In this topic, you will learn to:
• Describe what a process is.
• Identify factors that affect a process.
• Describe the two basic types of variation in a process.
• Identify factors that affect how SPC is applied to a process.
• Introduction to SPC Charts
• In this topic, you will learn to:
• Describe how to plot values on a basic X-Y graph.
• Explain what a histogram is and how it relates to SPC control charts.
• Explain what standard deviation is.
• The Shewhart Control Chart
• In this topic, you will learn to:
• Identify the basic elements of a typical Shewhart control chart.
• Relate a Shewhart control chart to a normal distribution curve.
• Using SPC Control Charts, Part 1
• In this topic, you will learn to:
• Describe how to plot values on an X ÍÂ… chart.
• Describe how to plot values on an R chart.
• Explain why an X ÍÂ… chart and an R chart are commonly used together.
• Using SPC Control Charts, Part 2
• In this topic, you will learn to:
• Describe how to plot values on a moving X ÍÂ… chart.
• Describe how to plot values on a moving R chart.
• Describe how to plot values on an individual X chart.