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Need to learn Minitab? Problem Solved!
Get started using Minitab right way with help from this hands-on guide. Minitab Demystified walks you through essential Minitab features and shows you how to apply them to solve statistical analysis problems.
Featuring coverage of Minitab 16, this practical guide explores the Minitab interface and the full range of Minitab graphics, Distribution models, statistical intervals, hypothesis testing, and sample size calculations are clearly explained. The book covers modeling tools of regression and the design of experiments (DOE) as well as the industrial quality tools of measurement systems analysis, control charts, capability analysis, acceptance sampling, and reliability analysis. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts.
It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about:
Accessing powerful Minitab functions with the Minitab assistant
Confidence, prediction, and tolerance intervals
Designing and analyzing experiments with hard-to-change variables
Statistical process control (SPC), Six Sigma applications, and quality control
Predicting the economic impact of sampling
Analyzing life data with additional variables
Simple enough for a beginner, challenging enough for an advanced student, and thorough enough for a Six Sigma professional, Minitab Demystified is your shortcut to statistical analysis success!
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Getting Started with Minitab Statistical Software Chapter 2. Analyzing and Comparing Variables with Graphs Chapter 3. Exploring the Minitab Environment Chapter 4. Selecting and Using Distribution Models in Minitab Chapter 5. Making Decisions with Intervals Chapter 6. Testing Hypotheses Chapter 7. Calculating Sample Size Chapter 8. Fitting Regression Models Chapter 9. Designing and Analyzing Experiments Chapter 10. Assessing Measurement Systems Chapter 11. Control Charting Chapter 12. Measuring Process Capability Chapter 13. Acceptance Sampling Chapter 14. Reliability Analysis Final Exam Answers to Quizzes and Final Exam Further Reading Index
Andrew Sleeper is a statistical consultant and trainer who has headed his own company since 2002. His industrial career includes work as a design engineer, reliability engineer, project manager, and Six Sigma Black Belt. Sleeper has presented numerous papers and articles on statistical tools in the quality industry. He is the author of two statistical tools books by McGraw-Hill, Design for Six Sigma Statistics, and Six Sigma Distribution Modeling.