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Projects Using Ring Diameter Data


The Ring Diameter dataset 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 consists of 20 samples with five(5) piston rings each. The diameter for each ring was measured.
Variables in the data set are:


SampleID: sample identification Number


Diameter: Diameter of ring .

The following is the Variable View in SPSS:

Data sets for downloading:  Ring Diameter.sav       

Analysis of Data:

Click on the following movie clips to learn how to perform capability analysis, X-bar , and R-Charts for Variable data:

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

camera.gif (1225 bytes) Click here to watch X-bar,R-char for Variable output

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