Chapter 27. Statistical Methods and Results in a Brick Plant

  1. William Smothers
  1. Harvey P. Cahoon

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch27

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

Cahoon, H. P. (1985) Statistical Methods and Results in a Brick Plant, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 86th and 87th Annual Meetings and the 1984 and 1985 Fall Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 6, Issue 11/12 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320303.ch27

Author Information

  1. Interstate Brick Co. 9780 South 5200, West, West Jordan, UT 84084

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374405

Online ISBN: 9780470320303

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Keywords:

  • clay bricks;
  • quality control;
  • water absorption;
  • brick plants

Summary

The successes and failures of statistical methods in a brick plant are discussed. Examples of control charts, their analysis, and application are given. The principal use of upper and lower control limits is explained. Examples are drawn from a plant manufacturing both solid and hollow face brick.