Journal of Applied Mathematics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 974340, 8 pages
Review Article

Basic Developments of Quality Characteristics Monitoring

Business School, Taylors University, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Received 3 February 2013; Revised 27 May 2013; Accepted 27 May 2013

Academic Editor: Mohammad Khodabakhshi

Copyright © 2013 Shahryar Sorooshian. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Process control tools are a widely used approach in many operations and production processes. Process control chart ranks as one of the most important theories used in these disciplines. This paper reviewed the bias of quality characteristics monitoring. Specifically, this study tries to provide a comprehensive understanding of theories of process control. The text starts with a theoretical review of statistical process control theories and follows by a technical introduction to developed tools for process control.