STAT 435. Industrial Statistics. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: STAT 309; and STAT 305 or STAT 314. Introduction to statistical methods for quality control and process improvement. Topics include special versus common causes of variation, statistical thinking in industrial settings, Shewhart control charts, capability analysis, components of variation, design of experiments and response surface methods. Incorporates use of statistical software.