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

Quality Control

Source of Data:

Montgomery Douglas C, , 1990, p. 234: Introduction to Statistical Quality Control(2nd Edition).

Description of Data:

The data set consists of a  random sample (or a subgroup in our case) of five pistons selected each day for a total of 20 days. Each subgroup is recorded as a case. The five diameters are named as Diameter1 through Diameter5
Variables in the data set are:


SampleID : Sample Identification


Diameter1: Diameter of Subgroup 1


Diameter2: Diameter of Subgroup 2


Diameter3  Diameter of Subgroup 3


Diameter4: Diameter of Subgroup 4


Diameter5:  Diameter of Subgroup 5

The following is the Variable View in SPSS:

Data sets for downloading:  Ring Diameter(subgroup).sav       

Analysis of Data:

Click on the following movie clip to learn how to conduct capability analysis:

camera.gif (1225 bytes) Click here to watch Capability Analysis.

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