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Projects Using Dye Cloth Data


The Dye cloth  data set is used for various analyses in this online training workshop, which includes:

Quality Control

Source of Data:

Montgomery, 1990, p. 183: Introduction to  Statistical Quality Control(2nd Edition).

Description of Data:

The data set  consists of  observed number of defects of a roll of 400 yards for 20 randomly selected rolls used to monitor the quality of  color during dyeing process.


RollNumber: Roll Number


NDefects: Number of Defects

The following is the Variable View in SPSS:

Data sets for downloading: Dye Cloth.sav  

Analysis of Data:

Click on the following movie clips to learn how to perform quality control analysis:

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