Chapter 6. Process Control via Numerical Means

  1. Dipak K. Sarker

Published Online: 24 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773031.ch6

Quality Systems and Controls for Pharmaceuticals

Quality Systems and Controls for Pharmaceuticals

How to Cite

Sarker, D. K. (2009) Process Control via Numerical Means, in Quality Systems and Controls for Pharmaceuticals, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773031.ch6

Author Information

  1. School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Brighton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470056929

Online ISBN: 9780470773031

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Keywords:

  • statistical process control (SPC) and normal frequency distribution (NFD);
  • routine manufacture 6-sigma format;
  • process control via numerical means;
  • charting and quality control (QC) charts;
  • lower control limits (LCL) and upper (UCL);
  • acceptable quality level (AQL);
  • process compliance and variation measures;
  • process error and measurement error

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Charting and quality inspection

  • Sampling plans

  • Measures of process compliance and variation