Chapter 6. Tolerance Intervals

  1. Richard Boddy and
  2. Gordon Smith

Published Online: 10 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470749296.ch6

Statistical Methods in Practice: for Scientists and Technologists

Statistical Methods in Practice: for Scientists and Technologists

How to Cite

Boddy, R. and Smith, G. (2009) Tolerance Intervals, in Statistical Methods in Practice: for Scientists and Technologists, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470749296.ch6

Author Information

  1. Statistics for Industry, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470746646

Online ISBN: 9780470749296

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Keywords:

  • tolerance intervals;
  • Eatowt Pharmaceuticals and anti-ulcer drug;
  • 99% tolerance interval;
  • confidence intervals and tolerance intervals;
  • confidence intervals for the mean;
  • tolerance intervals for individual items;
  • estimating tolerance interval;
  • population - within 2 standard deviations of the mean;
  • mean and standard deviation;
  • limits of interval and degree of confidence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Example

  • Confidence intervals and tolerance intervals