Chapter 10. Advanced Statistical Process Control

  1. Shirley Coleman Technical Director3,
  2. Tony Greenfield4,
  3. Dave Stewardson3 and
  4. Douglas C. Montgomery5
  1. Murat Kulahci1 and
  2. Connie Borror2

Published Online: 3 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997482.ch10

Statistical Practice in Business and Industry

Statistical Practice in Business and Industry

How to Cite

Kulahci, M. and Borror, C. (2008) Advanced Statistical Process Control, in Statistical Practice in Business and Industry (eds S. Coleman, T. Greenfield, D. Stewardson and D. C. Montgomery), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997482.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Industrial Statistics Research Unit, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK

  2. 4

    Greenfield Research, Little Hucklow, Buxton SK17 8RT, UK

  3. 5

    Regents' Professor of Industrial Engineering & Statistics, ASU Foundation Professor of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 85287-5906, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Informatics and Mathematical Modelling, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

  2. 2

    Mathematical Sciences and Applied Computing, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ 85069, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470014974

Online ISBN: 9780470997482



  • statistical process control;
  • control charting effort phase;
  • statistical process monitoring and control efforts;
  • Shewhart control chart;
  • out-of-control action plans (OCAPs);
  • EWMA control chart and Shewhart control chart;
  • multivariate control charts;
  • system dynamics and sampling frequency;
  • control charting procedures - univariate and multivariate data;
  • advanced statistical process control


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Phases of process monitoring and control

  • Performance measures of control charts

  • Univariate control charts

  • Multivariate control charts

  • Engineering process control versus statistical process control

  • Statistical process control with autocorrelated data

  • Conclusions

  • References